Benjamin Franklin is said to have written a letter to his daughter in which he suggested that the wild turkey might be a more fitting national symbol than the bald eagle to represent the fledgling United States. Of course, the eagle won out – and who doesn’t like to see a majestic bald eagle soaring overhead – but there is one day a year when the turkey does become our de facto national bird. Thanksgiving.
Many families roast a plump store-bought bird for the traditional feast. Others, the fortunate ones I believe, get to enjoy the…READ MORE.
Originally published by Ken Perrotte in November of 2018.
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