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'Just Time Together': For Some Workers, A Thanksgiving Off Is A Rare Treat

For millions of Americans working in retail, Thanksgiving is the start to the most intense stretch of the year. One woman shares the story of her first Thanksgiving without a work shift in 23 years.

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