How I Spent My Thanksgiving Breakup (The Atlantic)

More turkeys on the table? Maine hunters are now allowed to bag two birds, rather than one.

The turkey feast may be behind them, but a smorgasbord awaits those who effected a turkey drop over break.


All over the land, many college first-years are returning to campus to a clean slate and sweet freedom. For many of these freshmen, Thanksgiving break was their first trip home since leaving for school in August. Because of this, their time at home was not only filled with delicious food and familiar faces, but also self-reflection. They have had the opportunity to look back on those confusing, exciting and overwhelming first few months of college, and decide whether to stick it out with their high school sweetheart, or succumb to the phenomenon known as The Turkey Drop.

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