Argumentative Essay About Thanksgiving Turkey

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One fine, beautiful Thanksgiving day, a little girl watched as her mother prepared the Thanksgiving turkey. The little girl looked on in curiosity as her mother clipped the wings off of the turkey and then put it in the oven. “Can we not eat the wings?” the little girl asked. “We can,” the mother replied as she began preparing the green bean casserole. “Then why did you cut the wings off?” she wondered. “Because that is what my mother would do back when I was a little girl,” the mother said. So the little girl went over to her grandmother’s house one day. As she helped her grandmother set up the table, she asked her why she would cut off the wings of the Thanksgiving turkey. “Because that is what my mother would do back when I was a little…show more content…
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