11/19/2012 05:02 pm ET | Updated Nov 19, 2012

Children Of Unemployed Parents: We Want To Hear Your Thanksgiving Stories

Do you have a parent or guardian who has lost their job? We want to know what Thanksgiving looks like in your family this year.

More than 12 million people in the U.S. are out of work -- and a lot of them have families. If you're a kid or a teen with an unemployed parent, we know it can be a stressful, scary experience. And we know that a lot of you are coming up with creative ways to adjust your routines and holidays.

If an adult in your family has lost their job, tell us -- what are you doing for Thanksgiving this year? What advice would you give other kids in the same situation?

Send us an e-mail at firsthand@huffingtonpost.com. We want to hear your stories.


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