Goffstown students give thanks
Fourth-grader Emma Yarris dons a Native American costume, handmade by her mother, Kate, for the lunch, which was served by the school lunch staff, parent volunteers and Goffstown firefighters and police. (SUSAN CLARK/Union Leader Correspondent)
Emma said she is thankful for, "Good schools and good teachers, and animals in the world will be safe."
The meal — turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, salad, rolls, fresh fruit and apple crisp — took the school's chefs three days to prepare for the more than 500 students and staff.
Many of the children said they were thankful for their families, including Mariella Fales.
Third-grader Dylan Medeiros is thankful for something very dear to him.
"My life. If I didn't have it, I wouldn't be alive.
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