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As pandemic hits pockets, Americans line up for free Thanksgiving meals

A woman receives a meal as volunteers distribute it during Thanksgiving day in Washington, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A woman receives a meal as volunteers distribute it during Thanksgiving day in Washington, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A woman receives a meal as volunteers distribute it during Thanksgiving day in Washington, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Volunteers distribute meals during Thanksgiving day in Washington, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Volunteers distribute meals during Thanksgiving day in Washington, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Volunteers distribute meals during Thanksgiving day in Washington, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Meal boxes are pictured as volunteers distribute them during Thanksgiving day in Washington, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Meal boxes are pictured as volunteers distribute them during Thanksgiving day in Washington, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Meal boxes are pictured as volunteers distribute them during Thanksgiving day in Washington, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Volunteers load food into boxes that will be distributed to people in need at Food Bank of the Rockies ahead of Thanksgiving in Denver, Colorado, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt

Volunteers load food into boxes that will be distributed to people in need at Food Bank of the Rockies ahead of Thanksgiving in Denver, Colorado, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt

Volunteers load food into boxes that will be distributed to people in need at Food Bank of the Rockies ahead of Thanksgiving in Denver, Colorado, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt
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People line up in their cars in the parking lot of St. James Presbyterian Church in Littleton, Colorado to receive food donations from Food Bank of the Rockies ahead of Thanksgiving, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt

People line up in their cars in the parking lot of St. James Presbyterian Church in Littleton, Colorado to receive food donations from Food Bank of the Rockies ahead of Thanksgiving, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt

People line up in their cars in the parking lot of St. James Presbyterian Church in Littleton, Colorado to receive food donations from Food Bank of the Rockies ahead of Thanksgiving, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt
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A volunteer loads up fresh produce to the trunk of a car as people line up to receive food donations from Food Bank of the Rockies ahead of Thanksgiving in the parking lot of St. James Presbyterian Church in Littleton, Colorado, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt

A volunteer loads up fresh produce to the trunk of a car as people line up to receive food donations from Food Bank of the Rockies ahead of Thanksgiving in the parking lot of St. James Presbyterian Church in Littleton, Colorado, November 25, 2020....more

A volunteer loads up fresh produce to the trunk of a car as people line up to receive food donations from Food Bank of the Rockies ahead of Thanksgiving in the parking lot of St. James Presbyterian Church in Littleton, Colorado, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt
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Residents look at a box of free groceries, including food for a Thanksgiving dinner distributed by the Chelsea Collaborative, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Residents look at a box of free groceries, including food for a Thanksgiving dinner distributed by the Chelsea Collaborative, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Residents look at a box of free groceries, including food for a Thanksgiving dinner distributed by the Chelsea Collaborative, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Maria Romero and her eight-year-old daughter Karen Montero wait to pick up free groceries, including food for a Thanksgiving dinner, distributed by the Chelsea Collaborative in Chelsea, Massachusetts, November 25, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Maria Romero and her eight-year-old daughter Karen Montero wait to pick up free groceries, including food for a Thanksgiving dinner, distributed by the Chelsea Collaborative in Chelsea, Massachusetts, November 25, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Maria Romero and her eight-year-old daughter Karen Montero wait to pick up free groceries, including food for a Thanksgiving dinner, distributed by the Chelsea Collaborative in Chelsea, Massachusetts, November 25, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Residents carry away free groceries, including food for a Thanksgiving dinner distributed by the Chelsea Collaborative, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, November 25, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Residents carry away free groceries, including food for a Thanksgiving dinner distributed by the Chelsea Collaborative, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, November 25, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Residents carry away free groceries, including food for a Thanksgiving dinner distributed by the Chelsea Collaborative, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, November 25, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Rapper Snoop Dogg helps at the City of Inglewood's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in Inglewood, California, November 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Rapper Snoop Dogg helps at the City of Inglewood's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in Inglewood, California, November 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Rapper Snoop Dogg helps at the City of Inglewood's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in Inglewood, California, November 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Volunteers help at the City of Inglewood's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in California, November 23, 2020.      REUTERS/Mike Blake

Volunteers help at the City of Inglewood's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in California, November 23, 2020.      REUTERS/Mike Blake

Volunteers help at the City of Inglewood's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in California, November 23, 2020.      REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Rapper Snoop Dogg arrive in his car to help at the City of Inglewood's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in Inglewood, California, November 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Rapper Snoop Dogg arrive in his car to help at the City of Inglewood's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in Inglewood, California, November 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Rapper Snoop Dogg arrive in his car to help at the City of Inglewood's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in Inglewood, California, November 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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People arrive to receive free holiday food and a Thanksgiving turkey at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

People arrive to receive free holiday food and a Thanksgiving turkey at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

People arrive to receive free holiday food and a Thanksgiving turkey at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Volunteers hand out Thanksgiving turkeys and bags of free holiday food to those in need at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Volunteers hand out Thanksgiving turkeys and bags of free holiday food to those in need at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Volunteers hand out Thanksgiving turkeys and bags of free holiday food to those in need at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A volunteer prepares bags of free holiday food and Thanksgiving turkeys to those in need at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A volunteer prepares bags of free holiday food and Thanksgiving turkeys to those in need at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A volunteer prepares bags of free holiday food and Thanksgiving turkeys to those in need at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A New York City Police Department officer (NYPD) prepares Thanksgiving turkeys and bags of free holiday food to those in need at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A New York City Police Department officer (NYPD) prepares Thanksgiving turkeys and bags of free holiday food to those in need at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A New York City Police Department officer (NYPD) prepares Thanksgiving turkeys and bags of free holiday food to those in need at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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YMCA volunteers hand out Thanksgiving turkeys to Los Angeles students in need in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

YMCA volunteers hand out Thanksgiving turkeys to Los Angeles students in need in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

YMCA volunteers hand out Thanksgiving turkeys to Los Angeles students in need in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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People line up to receive free holiday boxes of food from the Food Bank For New York City ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in Harlem, New York, November 16, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

People line up to receive free holiday boxes of food from the Food Bank For New York City ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in Harlem, New York, November 16, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

People line up to receive free holiday boxes of food from the Food Bank For New York City ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in Harlem, New York, November 16, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A lady takes milk and a bag of food at a Catholic charities food distribution center in the Harlem area of New York City, New York, November 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A lady takes milk and a bag of food at a Catholic charities food distribution center in the Harlem area of New York City, New York, November 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A lady takes milk and a bag of food at a Catholic charities food distribution center in the Harlem area of New York City, New York, November 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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People line up for food at a Catholic charities food distribution center in the Harlem area of New York City, New York, November 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People line up for food at a Catholic charities food distribution center in the Harlem area of New York City, New York, November 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People line up for food at a Catholic charities food distribution center in the Harlem area of New York City, New York, November 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A volunteer takes part in the Meadowlands Area YMCA and the Community Food Bank of New Jersey food drive ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, in East Rutherford, New Jersey, November 24, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A volunteer takes part in the Meadowlands Area YMCA and the Community Food Bank of New Jersey food drive ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, in East Rutherford, New Jersey, November 24, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A volunteer takes part in the Meadowlands Area YMCA and the Community Food Bank of New Jersey food drive ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, in East Rutherford, New Jersey, November 24, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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People line up to receive free holiday boxes of food from the Food Bank For New York City ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York, November 16, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

People line up to receive free holiday boxes of food from the Food Bank For New York City ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York, November 16, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

People line up to receive free holiday boxes of food from the Food Bank For New York City ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York, November 16, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Volunteers trade a high-five as they accept a donation for free holiday food for those in need at the Central Family Life Center, in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Volunteers trade a high-five as they accept a donation for free holiday food for those in need at the Central Family Life Center, in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Volunteers trade a high-five as they accept a donation for free holiday food for those in need at the Central Family Life Center, in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A woman arrives to receive free holiday food and a Thanksgiving turkey at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A woman arrives to receive free holiday food and a Thanksgiving turkey at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A woman arrives to receive free holiday food and a Thanksgiving turkey at the Central Family Life Center in Staten Island, New York, November 19, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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