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For the past several years, my cousin Melanie has done my entire family a fantastic favor: She holds Thanksgiving one week early, on the weekend preceding the actual holiday.

What this means is that what is normally a stress-filled, highly dramatic odyssey for many along holiday-impacted freeways, railways and airways has become a highly attended, drama-free family event. (OK, maybe not drama-free, but as low-drama as a family affair can get!)