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Thanksgiving a Time to Find Gratitude Amid Difficulty

 

Most members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints live outside of the United States and will not celebrate the traditional American holiday of Thanksgiving. Members in Canada celebrate Thanksgiving in October, and other celebrations of gratitude occur around the world at different times.
 
American members will participate this week, but throughout the year, Church members worldwide express gratitude for God’s blessings in personal and family prayer.
 
Many across the nation and world, including members of the Church, currently face weighty challenges in their lives. In difficult periods of the past, leaders have recognized the collective need to give thanks amid turmoil and to turn to God.
 

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