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Heartwarming Video about Another Homeless Man With a Happy Ending (video)

We're all aware of the story about Grand Rapids homeless veteran, Jim Wolf who got a sort of 'make over.'  I wrote a blog about Jim a couple of weeks ago here on our website.

The video that was made of Jim's transformation went viral and got thousands of comments, and we can only pray that that small act of kindness will be the catalyst for Jim's recovery.

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Pizza Hut Manager Fired for Refusing to Open Store on Thanksgiving [VIDEO]

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More and more businesses may be opening their doors on Thanksgiving, but one man who refused to clock in now has no job.

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Black Friday 2013 — A Guide to the Best Deals in Stores and Online

Black Friday has grown into a weekend of consumer-oriented festivities starting as early as 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. We've put together a guide as to who’s open when and what kinds of deals you can find when you shop, either at brick-and-mortar stores or on the Web:

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The Story of Thanksgiving Through the Eyes of Children (video)

On this Thanksgiving Day, here is a little joy and happiness from children.

This is such an adorable video, I had to share it with you, because we learn all about the origins of Thanksgiving through the experts

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Meet the Woman Who’s Actually Named Happy Thanksgiving

We’d like to wish Happy Thanksgiving a happy Thanksgiving.

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Allegan County Sheriff Says You Don’t Want To Spend Thanksgiving In The Drunk Tank

The night before Thanksgiving is often thought of as the "biggest bar night of the year," but the Allegan County Sheriff's Department is encouraging West Michiganders to enjoy it safely. They say that spending your Thanksgiving in the drunk tank is less than ideal. Here's the message they sent out to local media today:

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It’s Thanksgiving and I’m Thankful for…..

It's one of my favorite holiday weeks, Thanksgiving.  I love having the family over, fixing the big meal, sharing all the fun and chaos that we seem to have.

It is a time to pause and reflect about all the good in our lives and not take our blessings for granted.  There are so many people in need that I hope we recognize what we have and are thankful for it.   But, think about it.  What exactly are we thankful for this year?

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5 Busted Myths About the Pilgrims — They Ate Venison Not Turkey, and More

Thanksgiving is on record as being America’s second-favorite holiday (Christmas wins first prize, of course), so it makes sense that Thanksgiving lore is a part of our shared cultural history and something we start learning early in our lives. But it turns out a lot of what we think we know about Turkey Day is wrong.

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5 Reasons To Be Thankful You’re A Detroit Lions Fan…NOT A Green Bay Packers Fan

Yes, I've heard about Green Bay's four Super Bowl championships and the Lions' one playoff win in the Super Bowl era.

But as the disclaimer guy always says, "past performance does not guarantee future results."

If you disagree, you'd better "double-check" yourself.

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5 Fun Ways to Keep Kids and Grandparents Busy Over Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving means the whole family—in-laws, distant cousins, grandparents and grandchildren—gets together to share a meal, catch up and generally spend some quality time together. If you're the host, it can be a challenge to entertain such a broad gathering of people.

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9 Wacky People Who Show Up for Thanksgiving Dinner

Ah, Thanksgiving. Every family’s tradition is different, but some things always ring true. There will always be a motley crew of folks coming together to celebrate and slip into a tryptophan-induced slumber

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It’s Time to Panic — There May Be a Turkey Shortage This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving without turkey would be like Easter without eggs.

But could it happen?

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