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Photo Gallery: U.S. Navy's Annual Holiday Visit to Morton Grove

Thanksgiving at the American Legion Post 134 is the busiest time of the year for post members helping bring holiday cheer to Great Lakes recruits.

For the past five years, the American Legion post has hosted 50 freshly-minted sailors in training from the Great Lakes Naval Station. Newly-recruited sailors enjoyed a full holiday dinner, free internet access and long-distance calls, and the good cheer and sights of the Chicago Rush Dancers at the now-traditional Thanksgiving event.

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Recruits enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal from , which prepared and donated the turkeys, stuffing, mashed and sweet potatoes, and vegetables. Residents and other local businesses also pitched in with baked goods. 

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