LONDON (AP) — Plump turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts.
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You couldn't buy a turkey, plucked or in any condition, really, other than roaming around a barnyard, in Waterford, Ireland, when we moved there years ago. Nor could you find cranberry sauce or pumpkin filling for making a pie in any supermarket.
Thanksgiving, when celebrated abroad is a way to be reminded of traditions celebrated at home, as well as a way to share the old traditions with new friends.
During the holidays it's natural for everyone to look back at what they did this year. For Peace Corps volunteers that can come with mixed emotions.
As many pre-prepared Thanksgiving dishes are not readily available abroad, I have begun finding inventive ways to make stuffing, corn bread and a number of Thanksgiving dishes.
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