Divorce during the holidays: Aisha Harris reads a Slate Voice story.

Can Divorced Parents Celebrate the Holidays Together? A Thanksgiving Slate Voice Reading. 

Can Divorced Parents Celebrate the Holidays Together? A Thanksgiving Slate Voice Reading. 

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Nov. 25 2015 12:53 PM
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Slate Voice: “Giving Thanks After a Split”

Listen to Aisha Harris read about the Thanksgiving that brought her divorced parents together.

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Aisha Harris tells the story of the Thanksgiving that was a breakthrough for her parents’ relationship. The one-time celebration made such a difference in her family, but do other children of divorce have similar experiences? How do post-separation Thanksgivings restore family ties? Does the holiday’s essence of gratitude allow us to appreciate what we no longer have?

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