Cancel Thanksgiving: How to Safely Celebrate in a Pandemic - The Atlantic

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Many families are struggling with the approaching Holidays and managing a raging pandemic. Let’s first look at data. According to this COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool where I live if you held an event with 10 people, about the size of an average Thanksgiving dinner, you have a 34% likelihood of having a COVID positive attendee. That is just data. If you do the same in my hometown of Minot, ND it is 76% likely that someone has COVID. Those are bad numbers.

The other thing I think about here is that every single year we have Americans that are not with their family on the holidays, they are our men and women in uniform. They are deployed around the world on Thanksgiving and are not seeing their own children on Christmas. We call that being a patriot. We need to be patriots this holiday season. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

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