Using fake feathers and Elmer’s Glue to hand craft an Indian headdress, the ever-present cornucopia of food, Pilgrim costumes and an unwavering message of peace, unity and abundance.

That’s what I remember about my grade-school introduction to Thanksgiving. I suspect I share this “education” with most Americans, only later to learn this holiday origin story is pretty much a pack of lies.

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