The Day Of The Holiday On September 26

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Over the course of the Thanksgiving holiday on November 26, 2015 I feed the homeless or less fortunate people in the Mobile, Al area. This event took place at the American Red Cross on Dauphin Street and it started at 8 o’clock a.m. until 2 o’clock p.m. My twin brother and I helped set up tables and chairs before they began serving at 11:30 a.m. When the people who prepared the food arrived we helped them unload their cars with the food, set up the serving lines, and serve the homeless when they arrived. At 1:30 we began packing up the leftover food into carryout plates for others who might show up later and we left promptly around 2:00 p.m. I felt very happy during the event. I felt grateful that I could do something nice just by volunteering my time and patience. The people was just so grateful that they had a nice meal and nice people to care for them. Some people caught me off guard because they smelled like alcohol and urine; therefore, I had to be really mindful of my facial expressions. I have been told that my facial expressions gives off a mean demeanor, so I really wanted to be mindful of that. After conversing with this lady named Sara, she told me how she became homeless and how she is grateful for this time of the year. I was puzzled thinking, “Why was she grateful this time of the year?” So I asked and she told me she was grateful because generous people like me and my brother come and share with them happiness. We give some of them pleasant memories of how

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