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This or That: November

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The end of November means a week off from school for Thanksgiving break, but what really makes Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving? Is it the turkey? Or could it be Mom’s homemade baked mac n cheese? Whatever makes Thanksgiving the holiday of giving, everyone’s traditions are different.

Do people prefer big family meals or small gatherings?

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50% said large family gatherings

“I like large gatherings because I have a lot of family and we always get together around the holidays.” -Alayni Malkowitz

 

 

 

Or do they keep it small and simple?

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50% said small family gatherings

“I like small gatherings because I have a small family and it’s just something I’m used to.” -Alejandro Castillo

 

 

 

 

Everyone argues on what the best Thanksgiving dinner side is, but the two most common are stuffing and potatoes. Which do people prefer?

 

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30% said stuffing

“I like stuffing more because it has more flavor than potatoes.” -Shivaan Naidoo

 

 

 

 

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70% said potatoes

“I like potatoes more because you can do a lot more with potatoes than you can do stuffing.” Vivian Melton

 

 

 

 

Although both pies are made with spices, readers are split on which dessert is best, apple or pumpkin pie.

 

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56% said apple pie

“I like apple pie more because I just love apples.” Charlotte Marshal

 

 

 

 

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44% said pumpkin pie

“I like pumpkin pie more because it doesn’t taste like pumpkin.” Dynali Weerakoon

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Lillie Overton is a senior at Hagerty High School and this is their first year on staff. Overton has a huge desire for writing and the criminal justice system. They hope to be able to help change the injustices of the judicial system and plans on studying history and pre-law in college.
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