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HAPPY THANKSGIVING :D to all of you and I do hope you all have great gluten-free food today--I have to work from 8-4, but will be going to one of my son's for supper---there are so many things i am thankful for----my man, my kids, my grandbabies, our health and all of you--these forums are so wonderful--everyone is always so caring and ready to help--we should all be proud of us--Deb :D ------- :P : by the way--about 4" of snow here this am--no, I dont enjoy the snow, but I know some of you do :rolleyes:


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Happy Thanksgiving as well.

I agree with Deb, eveyone in this forum is so helpful and yes we should be proud of ourselves. I think some of you know more than the Doctors do.

Be safe and be happy and enjoy your day.

No snow here :(


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Happy Thanksgiving! No snow here, either, but some showers ;)


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Happy Thanksgiving to all of you south of the border....

I know that this holiday for you is a huge one..... I enjoyed seeing the Macy's parade on the news last night.

Also, I'm glad when you guys have a holiday because my niece (who is at Cornell) gets to come home for a visit!! Yay!!!!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!



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