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  1. PhotoLidey Heuck's creamy pumpkin soup.
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  3. PhotoDana Buckles, whose Native name is White Dog, bowed his head in prayer before a buffalo hunt in early November in Montana, a form of thanksgiving.
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  4. PhotoBarbecue Chicken Pizza
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  5. PhotoDeVonne Jackson, an urban farmer and the founder of Positive Obsession, an organization bringing environmental awareness to fashion, urges people to be more conscious about food waste this Thanksgiving, starting with a re-examination of the holiday.
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  3. PhotoDolly Parton at last year's C.M.A. Awards. A donation from the singer provided a critical boost in the early stages of coronavirus vaccine development, according to one researcher.
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  1. PhotoDill left to mature past the flowering stage will eventually set seed. The seed heads can be clipped off before they scatter their seed in the garden and put in paper bags to complete drying indoors.
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