One of the many signs hung throughout the house where Kendall Patterson had her dinner with family. It was a reminder to check politics at the door — and, Patterson hopes, possibly a tradition for years to come.
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Cooking up a traditional Thanksgiving meal, with stuffed turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, vegetables and pumpkin pie is stressful enough. But when a child is vegan or vegetarian, it can ramp up the anxiety.