ICYMI: The 10 Worst Things You Will Face at Your Family Thanksgiving
But it does come with some trials and tribulations.
We put together a list last year of what to look out for. Not all of these happen every year, but stick around through enough Turkey Days and you're bound to experience them all, like this one:
9. The settling-scores prayer
"And Lord, though some of us have chosen to test your love by getting DWIs, or not telling their parents they've skipped half their algebra classes this semester, or think they will get a job by sitting around with an xBox all day....."
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