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Listen: There's more to be thankful for this Thanksgiving than ever before

PLYMOUTH, MA - NOVEMBER 17: People visit the 1627 Pilgrim Village at "Plimoth Plantation" where role-players portray Pilgrims seven years after the arrival of the Mayflower November 17, 2005 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The 17th century replica village was the site of the first Thanksgiving in 1623. Thanksgiving Day, believed to have originally taken place at the end of July, was established as a national holiday by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 and is celebrated on the last Thursday of November. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jonathon Dunne of "Freedom's Disciple" shared a personal story and reflected on why Thanksgiving is so special to him in this week's episode.

He shared the story of the Pilgrims and described what they must have felt as they journeyed from England to America aboard the Mayflower that September of 1620.

He encouraged Americans to think deeply about what they're thankful for this Thanksgiving picture what Thanksgiving meant for the Pilgrims after a grueling journey and the immediate challenges they faced settling into the New World.

Take a listen.

 

Listen to more episodes of “Freedom’s Disciple” with Jonathon Dunne on-demand and every Saturday at noon ET at TheBlaze Contributors

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