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Sign up for The Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving tech “fast”

Submitted by on November 26, 2013 – No Comment

Screen Shot 2013-11-26 at 9.34.17 AMIf you’re like me, you’re probably thinking about it and possibly talking about it too.

But The Salvation Army’s Youth Department in the Western Territory is doing something about it.

Concerned about addiction to our handheld BFFs, they’re asking us to ‘fast’ on Thanksgiving Day.

Thankfully, they’re not asking us to give up food, just our electronic devices; cell phones, iPads, and other distraction-causing, person-to-person conversation killers. Let’s enjoy Thanksgiving with our loved ones and engage in some actual chat.

Using real words. From our mouths. Spoken out loud.

Can you do it? Can you put your phone away for the duration of your Thanksgiving dinner and pre- or post-meal football game?

Sign up for the Thanksgiving Fast on their Facebook event page.


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