Reporters from The Herald Weekly hit the pavement Monday, Nov. 22, to find what people in Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson have to be thankful for this year.

“I’m thankful for breakfast at Toast with my family.”
– Thom McElroy, Davidson

“I’m thankful that he cooks Thanksgiving dinner.”
– Heather McElroy, Davidson

“I’m thankful for my family, my friends and my health.”
– Missy Vale, Davidson

“I’m thankful for a quiet Thanksgiving at home.”
– Mary Skipper, Davidson

“I’m thankful for Davidson College Presbyterian Church, Ada Jenkins and Habitat for Humanity, they do so much for the community.”
– Barbara Fagg, Davidson

“I’m thankful for my family, I’m thankful that I’m an American, and I’m thankful that God has allowed me to live 61 years.”
– Kathy Holthouser, Davidson

“I’m thankful for my kids and that they’re healthy.”
– Linda Puckett, Cornelius

“I’m thankful to be back home from school to be with my family.”
– Andrea Puckett, Cornelius

“Every day I’m thankful that God is most merciful, and for Jesus Christ.”
– Mary McCulloch, a Davidson
College graduate visiting the area

“I’m thankful for a good home and that I have a nice mommy and daddy.”
– Katie McCulloch

“I’m thankful that my family is well and is coming to visit, and that I will be able to spend time with my children and grandchildren.”
– Joe Lombardi, Davidson

“I’m thankful for this year’s new experiences.”
– Ryan Souders, Cornelius

“I’m thankful that we have great customers who helped pull us through the recession.”
– Larkin Duran, owner of Lupie’s in Huntersville

“I’m thankful for our health and safety – things that you should be thankful for all year round. We will have my grandparents here, which is important to me.”
– Mara Hiller, with her son, Dominic, Huntersville

“I’ve realized how many people I have in my life that are really supportive, especially my family and friends.”
– Holly Link, Davidson

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