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16 Things You Thought You Knew About Thanksgiving (But Were Totally Wrong)

16 Things You Thought You Knew About Thanksgiving (But Were Totally Wrong)

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As kids, we're usually told the cookie-cutter, cartoon version of the first Thanksgiving. They dress us up in what could be argued as culturally insensitive outfits and tell us about the time the Native Americans helped the poor, struggling Pilgrims plant and harvest in their new land.And that's sort of true, but there's really so much more to this holiday than what they teach us in school. In fact, a lot of what we we think we know about turkey day is actually a huge lie. 1. The pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock, right? iStock Wrong, they actually docked in nearby Provincetown, MA. Because who really wants to guide their ship through choppy winter waters into dangerous, sharp rocks? 2. Speaking of those brave pilgrims, no one actually calle...