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December 5, 2012

OUR VIEW: Next year, bring back Thanksgiving

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — At least it was only once a year, on Black Friday. Now they’re being asked to sacrifice one of the few holidays that truly brings families together to, essentially, help “the man” fill his coffers.

Was all the extra effort worth it? Did it improve the bottom lines, or did it just spread the shopping over two days? We’d like to see the stores ‘fess up on this one.

Could we, please, just enjoy a family holiday and hold off on the sales and visions of a green Christmas for just 24 more hours?

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