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Unformatted text preview: Amber Chambers April 17, 2008 Anthro 106 Response Paper 8 Every year, my mother spends says making Christmas dinner. There is much preparation involved, including making numerous side dishes and a large turkey. Desserts are also made, requiring extra time. This type of mean became important to my family because my mother was raised always having the same type of food for Christmas. All of the family would gather and eat together. It was a time to enjoy one another’s company and the food allowed an activity for the family to do while interacting. Even when we moved far away and were unable to have a lot of family come over for Christmas, my mother would still make plates and plates full of food. It seems to be habit now. There are always certain dishes that are made every year, yet once in a while my mother would include a dish that her mother never made to change things up a little. She would never change something big, like the turkey, or certain special dishes that have been passed down, but the...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course ANTHRO 106 taught by Professor Harper during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08