A vegan Thanksgiving feast, featuring Tofurky Shira Golding/Flickr hide caption

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President Roosevelt celebrating Thanksgiving with polio patients at the Warm Springs Foundation for Infantile Paralysis Sufferers the Friday after the national holiday in 1938. Bettmann/Corbis/AP hide caption

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Families generally offer homogenous groupings when it comes to politics — but there's always that outlier brother-in-law or great-aunt. ClassicStock/Corbis hide caption

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All out of nutmeg? The same algorithms that predicts your friends on Facebook can also figure out ingredient substitutions for your pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving. Courtesy of Lada Adamic. hide caption

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Chef Jose Garces' quinoa soup. Jason Varney hide caption

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After Superstorm Sandy, the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in Neptune, N.J., is filled with water bottles, canned food and other goods. But these supplies are going out almost as fast as they come in. Amy Walters/NPR hide caption

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European settlers almost wiped out North America's native wild turkey. But conservation efforts have proved successful. There are now nearly 7 million birds found across 49 states. Larry Price, National Wild Turkey Federation/NWTF.org hide caption

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Isabella Colbdorf feeds salad to a turkey at this year's Feeding of the Turkeys ceremony in Watkins Glen, in upstate New York, on Nov. 20, 2011. Emma Jacobs/WRVO hide caption

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Narragansett and Standard Bronze heritage breed turkeys browse at a farm in Westport, Mass. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Serve this for T-Day, and you'll be in sync with history. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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To grandmother's house they go: A highway in San Diego last evening. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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It's Crowded Out There, Got A Holiday Travel Tip?

OK, we all know the roads and airports are going to be crowded. Maybe you get up early to avoid the rush? Stay over until Friday or Saturday? Just stay home?

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