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Messalonskee Thanksgiving dinner
Date: 11/23/2012 Album ID: 1571484
Photos by Michael G. Seamans
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Jill Dart, right facing, hugs volunteer Shelli Mellows, after her meal at the 23rd annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner at Messalonskee High School in Oakland on Thursday. Dart recently lost her husband and attended the community dinner to surround herself with friendly smiles and a hot meal for the holiday.
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VolunteerPatsy Belanger, center, takes a moment to say hello to Sadie and Charlie Sturtevant at the 23rd annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner at Messalonskee High School in Oakland on Thursday.
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Volunteers from left to right Donna Russon, Alyssa Smith, 16, Ethan Foss, 18, and Sarah Harding, 30, serve up turkey and all the fixings at the 23rd annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner at Messalonskee High School in Oakland on Thursday.
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Plates of turkey, mixed vegetable, mashed potatoes and gravy wait to be served at the 23rd annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner at Messalonskee High School in Oakland on Thursday. Over 900 people were served between deliveries and the cafeteria.
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Oakland Lions Club member and volunteer, Bill Farnham delivers a plate of turkey  to a table at the 23rd annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner at Messalonskee High School in Oakland on Thursday.
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