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The true meaning of ThanksGIVING….

by Rachel Traczewski in Entertainment

Tracy Lawrence frying a turkey at the Nashville Rescue Mission’s 9th annual Mission Possible Turkey Fry.PHOTO COURTESY OF NASHVILLE RESCUE MISSION Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for those around us and grateful for the lives we were handed. We live in the free country of America and the wonderful city of Nashville. When you think about it, most of our everyday troubles and worries are trivial. Thanksgiving is a time to pause from our hectic, eventful lives and reflect on how fortunate we are. While today is a time for giving thanks, the true meaning of today should not be forgotten: ThanksGIVING is most importantly a time for giving back. Singer Tracy Lawrence has been teaming up with the Nashville Rescue Mission since 2006 to give a Thanksgiving meal to the city’s homeless and hungry. Every Tuesday before Thanksgiving Tracy and friends have been frying hundreds of turkeys. Locals come out to help fry and Titans players have been known to make an appearance. The annual [...]