I Lived Like It Was the 1600s to Understand the Meaning of Thanksgiving
Killing turkeys by hand, pissing in a pot, drinking only alcohol, and eating terrible gruel made me understand what life was like back then, and why we celebrate holidays.
Obama Compares Syrian Refugees to America’s Pilgrims in Thanksgiving Speech
"Nearly four centuries after the Mayflower set sail, the world is still full of pilgrims," Obama said, urging compassion toward Syrian refugees amid backlash after the Paris attacks.
The Time a Pilgrim Was Executed for Having Sex with a Turkey
In 1642, as a wave of sin swept over the nearly prosperous colony of Plymouth, a man named Thomas Granger entered the history books in the most ignoble way imaginable.