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Raising Children with Thankful Hearts
My eight-year-old daughter, Lemlem, adopted five years ago from Ethiopia, unexpectedly came to our Thanksgiving table with a list of 20 things for which she is grateful. She proudly read them aloud at the start of the meal. Every item on the list was beautiful, but Number 20 was the kicker: "Having a family that loves my (sic) very much."
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