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"I am thankful for helping," said Laila Campbell, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

What LI first graders are thankful for

Hugs, football and family are among the many things first graders at Great Neck Road School in Copiague are thankful for, just in time for Thanksgiving. Take a look at the colorful drawings that illustrate what these little ones are thankful for. --Compiled by Jennifer Berger

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"I am thankful for macaroni and cheese," said Ethan Bonilla, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for my friends helping me cook," said Dazjah Brown, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for helping," said Laila Campbell, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for cooking," said Tatiana Damus, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for riding my bike," said David Duran, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for my family," said Jaden Gomez, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

Christina Lee, Copiague When asked what she
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Christina Lee, Copiague

When asked what she is thankful for, Christina Lee, a first-grader at Gread Neck Road School in Copaigue, said, "I am thankful for my family."

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"I am thankful for soccer," said Eduardo Mendoza-Rodriguez, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for cooking," said Denilson Morales, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for my mom," said Charizma Ortiz, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for my family," said Antanina Petroglia, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for hugs," said Aspasia Papadopoulous, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for cleaning laundry," said Sanai Romain, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for washing the dishes," said Matin Rybka, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for my dad," said Veron Shelton Jr., a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for my family," said Christian Sivirian, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for my family," said Andre Thompson, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for playing with my dad," said Anthony Velasquez, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for playing football," said Anthony Wall, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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"I am thankful for making brownies with my mom," said Alexis Woods, a first grader at Great Neck Road School in Copiague. (Nov. 14, 2011)

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