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Special Project | A Thanksgiving Holiday Reader

  • Part 1: Giving Thanks
  • Some thoughts before Thanksgiving, 2018
  • Part 2: Thanks, Giving
  • Have a very good Thanksgiving
  • Part 3: From the Archives | Do You Know Where Your Tomatoes Come From?

Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

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Part 1: Giving Thanks

Some thoughts before Thanksgiving, 2018

Dick Bernard, Outside the Walls

http://outsidethewalls.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/fullsizeoutput_a6ad-1500x1500.jpegNovember 18, 2018 | This evening and tomorrow: Concert: A Place Called Home flyer v1

Thursday we attended the Minnesota Orchestra, and on the program was a piece by Shostakovich, Concerto No. 2 for Cello and Orchestra, performed by the Orchestra’s Cello Principal, Anthony Ross.

Dick Bernard is a moderate pragmatic Democrat who speaks from his heart in matters of family,justiceand peace.

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Part 2: Thanks, Giving

Have a very good Thanksgiving.

Dick Bernard, Outside the Walls

http://outsidethewalls.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/SAM_2190-1500x1500.jpgStreet Song MN (in blue) and Chorus Polaris (in black) Sun. Nov. 18, 2018 at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Hopkins MN

November 18, 2018 | November 25 is the 6-month anniversary of the automobile accident that led to a close brush with death for then-12 year old Bennie, and the ensuing months of care for him at Children’s and Gillette hospitals.

Nov. 11 we went over to see Bennie and family at home here in Woodbury.  He walked up the stairs, and down, unaided!  This first had occurred only recently.

Dick Bernard is a moderate pragmatic Democrat who speaks from his heart in matters of family, justice ,and peace.

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Part 3: From the Archives | Do You Know Where Your Tomatoes Come From?

Lauren Feeney, Moyers & Company

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  • “Harvesting tomatoes and other produce from the nation’s agricultural fields is arguably the worst job in the country,” journalist Chris Hedges writes in his book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.
  • Related: Why Women Who Pick and Process Your Food Face Daily Threats of Rape, Harassment and Wage Theft
  • Related: 1960: "Harvest of Shame"

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