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Thanks George. Story Club is at the top of my list of things to be thankful for. As you say, "it's a community that assumes the full humanity of the other parties in the discussion." That's a rare thing lately. Thanks for all you do to lead it and keep it together.

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Happy Thanksgiving, George! Sending love to all my fellow Story Clubbers! Huge gratitude to all of you for the discussions, the camaraderie, the kindnesses, the openness, the fearlessness, the optimism! And my thanks to George, the most. xoxo

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First-time poster here to say that I'm really looking forward to enjoying this place with everyone! It seems wonderful.

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Thank you for including us in your writer’s life.

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Happy Thanksgiving, George and Story Clubbers!

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My day has been great, so far, quiet & perfect, and thanks to your lovely note, it just got a little greater, George. Happy Thanksgiving to you & your family as well, and to all Story Clubbers everywhere, no matter if you celebrate the holiday or not. Cheers to all!

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I'm so grateful to have recently discovered this page/community. And George, I am a huge fan of your writing. I'm a little late to the party and not entirely sure where to start (right now I'm reading all the stories that have been posted in chronological order, along with the analysis/comments). If there any other helpful introductory posts for me to look at, please let me know! For context, I am a novelist considering branching out into short stories and seeking craft tips for either/both.

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And I have a deep appreciation for you, George, and this Story Club group. Happy Thanksgiving to my America friends. How marvelous that we can feel so connected across so many miles. Sarah from Saskatchewan

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Happy thanksgiving George and to everyone here at Story Club. Story Club helps shape my world view daily in such a kind, humane, and caring way. It’s the soothing balm I didn’t know I was missing for so last years. You all are incredibly special to me. And I look forward to more amazing Story Club posts in the future! All the best!

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Some people seem to intuitively know that generosity isn’t a passing feeling but a way of being in the world. Story Clubbers seem to me to be such people.

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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone. Thankful for Story Club and all the good will and good feeling found here week after week.

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Happy Thanksgiving American writer-friends. Here's hoping that today is a day of very little story material (is family drama) for you, but if it isn't, I hope it's at least something you can make funny.

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Thanks to everyone for your comments, your likes and replies, your have-you-read-this suggestions, your compassion, and a wealth of other good stuff. Thanks especially to George, for posting on this holiday, and for starting this place called Story Club, where we are not just subscribers but also participants.

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Thank you, George, for launching this magical tour that is Story Club, and happy landing with your family (and pets).

And to my fellow Story Clubbers, you are the abracadabra. Love and gratitude, galore.

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Plenty to be thankful for today. The sun is shining on Thanksgiving Day in the Pacific Northwest - a miracle, of sorts! And family, and friends, gathering together. Food on the table. How lucky we are. Fingers crossed you are all feeling the same.

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Story Club is a wondrous gift week after week. Thanks to all who make it so.

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