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Gabrielle DeLeo
Sarasota Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 6 years ago

Not just talkin' turkey

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by: Amanda Morales Staff Writer

The Sarasota Observer talked with students from Bay Haven School of Basics Plus, Southside Elementary and First Presbyterian Preschool. They shared their Thanksgiving traditions, what they are thankful for and their favorite pie flavors.

Gabrielle DeLeo
Southside Elementary

Thanksgiving family traditions: “We eat turkey and have a giant feast.”

Favorite flavor of pie: “I’ve never tried pie.”

What happened at the first Thanksgiving: “So the Indians met the pilgrims, and the Indians taught them how to grow crops like corn.”

Thankful for: “I’m thankful for my family.”

Kamari Smith
Bay Haven School of Basics, Plus

Thanksgiving family traditions: “We’re going to my grandma’s. My uncle Alan cooks macaroni and turkey. I love to have ice pops when we’re done eating.”

Favorite flavor of pie: Pumpkin

Charlie Rasool
Southside Elementary

Thanksgiving family traditions: “We celebrate Thanksgiving by eating a big dinner with turkey stuffing. We watch the parade.”

Favorite flavor of pie: Pecan

What happened at the first Thanksgiving: “The Indians and pilgrims had a big feast.”

Thankful for: “My family, my house and food.”

Ronan Zeitler
Southside Elementary

Thanksgiving family traditions: “Well we don’t really celebrate it because my brother’s birthday is on Thanksgiving. We’re going up to Crystal River to celebrate his birthday.”

Favorite flavor of pie: “I’ve never had pie in my life.”

What happened at the first Thanksgiving: “Everybody got together for a big feast.”

Thankful for: “My family.”

Khloe Campion
First Presbyterian Preschool

Thanksgiving family traditions: “My mom and dad decorate a dog [statue] with a turkey and we cook turkey. Mallory comes over; she’s my cousin.”

Favorite flavor of pie: Strawberry

Thankful for: “My mom and dad.”

Logan Carrillo
Bay Haven School of Basics, Plus

Thanksgiving family traditions: “We hang out with my cousins and we have turkey. I play games with them like Lego Batman.”

Favorite flavor of pie: Pumpkin

Juliana Luck
Bay Haven School of Basics, Plus

Thanksgiving family traditions: “Go out to dinner at a restaurant; we go to Taco Bell.”

Favorite flavor of pie: Pumpkin

 

Elle Miller
First Presbyterian Preschool

Thanksgiving family traditions: “We watch the parade and eat cookies.”

Favorite flavor of pie: Pumpkin

Thankful for: “My family.”

Rocco Tenaglia
First Presbyterian Preschool

Thanksgiving family traditions: “Sitting down with family and playing football outside with daddy. Cooking a turkey takes one minute.”

Favorite flavor of pie: Pumpkin

Thankful for: “I’m thankful for my mom.”

Eliana Grogg
Bay Haven School of Basics, Plus

Thanksgiving family traditions: “We eat ham and cheesy potatoes. We eat apple pie; sometimes it’s from Yoder’s.”

What happened at the first Thanksgiving: “Squanto was there. They ate for three days. Ms. Nelson says that.”

 

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