I thought visiting my Thanksgiving dinner in advance of the holiday would make me feel more grateful. I just wasn’t prepared for the guilt.
Hinda Mandell, Ph.D., a Boston native, teaches in the Department of Communication at Rochester Institute of Technology.
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