Eastern Wake: Opinion

Letter: Who stole Tom Turkey?

Who stole Tom Turkey?

Where did All Hallows Eve and Thanksgiving go? I have gone into Walmart, Dollar Tree, Dollar General, K-Mart and Michaels, and all have had Christmas goods out, pushing the fall decorations out of the way. It is not even December yet.

Thanksgiving is a national holiday to reflect on the blessings we as Americans have. Norman Rockwell knew what the Thanksgiving holiday was for and he painted a famous portrait depicting it.

I can accept that businesses need to make a profit for 2015, but to ignore a national holiday for the sake of making money is not what the holiday was meant for.

Let’s not merge holidays for profit. Let’s get back to enjoying one holiday at a time.

Thomas A. Kinney