Thanksgiving Baskets: Distancing Acts Of Service

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Often, we never see the effects of our actions. Sometimes, we find ourselves comfortably distancing acts of service from why they are committed and whom they impact. I never genuinely understood what lies at the root of service until my freshman year of high school. I have been involved with the National Honors Society Thanksgiving Baskets almost my entire life. Since kindergarten, my Thanksgiving season has been characterized by art classes spent meticulously coloring turkeys and making sure Philippians is spelled correctly as I make card after card to go in the baskets of food for needy families. Each year, a grocery bag full of canned vegetables sits on my kitchen counter, ready to be taken to school and collected by the National
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