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How A Sport And A Holiday Became Inseparable05:42

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Home, Thanksgiving and football.

For many American families, those three things are being celebrated this week, in varying degrees. But it hasn't always been that way.

Karen Given (@klgiven) from NPR's Only A Game explains the history of the connection between football and Turkey Day.

This segment aired on November 24, 2016.


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