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Pilgrims and Moses

How Moses Created Thanksgiving: The Biblical Roots Of America's Holiday

Bruce Feiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bruce Feiler

The Pilgrims, a band of Protestant outcasts, saw themselves as fulfilling this biblical story. In coming to the New World, they, too, had to cross a tumultuous sea, arrive in an untested wilderness and create a new "Promised Land."