Nine year old Xavier Thompson sports a holiday hat as he waits in line for a traditional Thanksgiving meal at Mt. Vernon Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Wake County students will be sent home early on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving in 2017.
Nine year old Xavier Thompson sports a holiday hat as he waits in line for a traditional Thanksgiving meal at Mt. Vernon Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Wake County students will be sent home early on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving in 2017. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Nine year old Xavier Thompson sports a holiday hat as he waits in line for a traditional Thanksgiving meal at Mt. Vernon Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Wake County students will be sent home early on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving in 2017. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
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