I am thankful...
Thursday, November 23, 2017
“I am thankful for my mema because she cooks for the whole family. At Thanksgiving, we have turkey that makes your taste buds say, “Horray!” My mema cooks string beans with bacon grease that brings out flavors which make you feel you are in imaginary land. Oh, her sweet potato pie is creamy goodness! My mema still presses through when she is in pain. She is such a good provider for us.”
— Jour'nae Baker, Northwest Elementary School
Students from more than 20 local elementary schools share what they are thankful for in the entries below. Check them out by school:
Blood donation center
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