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Why I’m boycotting Black Friday this year

I’ve always been a religious devotee of Black Friday. Last year, I got up with my sisters and mother-in-law in the middle of the night while the tryptophan and pie residue still flowed in my veins, drove to Starbucks for a carafe of overpriced Americana tradition in a red paper cup and headed to a Seattle mega-mall to raise the balance on my credit card in the name of holiday cheer and goodwill.

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‘#GivingTuesday’ event aims to boost charities

In the days following Thanksgiving, there's already Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday shopping season.
Now, a group of charities and corporate sponsors is urging Americans to make the Tuesday after Thanksgiving just as powerful a day of giving to those in need.

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