Five Things to be Thankful For on Thanksgiving (and Every Day!)

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1: Thank you to parents for

  • Raising me and protecting me when I was a helpless infant
  • Sacrificing sleep and foregoing fun activities to raise me
  • Working hard to put food on the table every day
  • Providing shelter
  • Paying for my education
  • Taking care of me when I was sick
  • Sharing whatever good thing you got
  • Selflessly trying to give me what you didn’t have growing up
  • Criticizing me to prevent me from making grave mistakes
  • Pushing me to reach my full potential

2: Thank you to teachers for

  • Your tireless dedication to making the future generation ever better
  • Teaching me the knowledge and skills that I now use to support my life

3: Thank you to the government for providing essential services such as

  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Electricity
  • Waste management
  • National defense

4: Thank you to all workers in society for everything we use in our daily lives, such as

  • Food
  • Clothes
  • Technology
  • Infrastructure

5: Thank you to Mother Nature for providing

  • Air
  • Food
  • Water
  • Land
  • …all for free!




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