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The Washington Elementary School family celebrates Thanksgiving together, year after year

Washington Elementary School Thanksgiving
Ryan Denham
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Students at Washington Elementary School in Bloomington share what they're thankful for this year, during a schoolwide Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022.

Part of what makes a family a family are its traditions — including around the holidays. Those things you do year after year.

And sometimes a family isn't technically a family, but boy, it sure feels like it.

WGLT's Ryan Denham brings us this story from District 87's Washington Elementary School in Bloomington, which has a Thanksgiving tradition all its own. Listen to the story by clicking Play above.

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On the menu for this year's Thanksgiving lunch at Washington were turkey breast, corn, mashed potatoes, gravy, fresh fruit, and carrots.
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Ryan Denham is the digital content director for WGLT.
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