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Fighting back against Black Friday's intrusion
Fighting back against Black Friday's intrusion

The Times' letter writers regularly challenge the status quo and offer up new ideas for addressing complicated problems. But when it comes to major holidays, change isn't typically something they believe in. On Christmas, Memorial Day and the 4th of July, readers complain of what they perceive as The Times' insufficient coverage of that day's holiday. Christmas is too commercial, Veteran's Day is no longer about the veterans, and Memorial Day isn't solemn enough. So it goes with Thanksgiving. Leading up to the holiday and immediately after it, dozens of readers lamented Black Friday's increasing intrusion into Thursday's sacred meal; many said...

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