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‘Turkey On The Table’ is newest holiday crazy

It’s nice to see Thanksgiving getting a little love. The Elf of the Shelf has been hanging around American homes for over a decade now. Somehow, this creepy inanimate object has stolen the hearts of millions of kids. Not to be outdone, Hanukkah inspired its own version, 2013’s The Mensch on a Bench. Now maybe we can all come together for something a little more secular, in celebration of a holiday often overlooked. Turkey on the Table ($39.99) was launched by California moms April George and Kerry Manus in 2015. Like the Elf and the Mensch, the faux turkey comes with a book (featuring an adorable looking turkey) and paper feathers. In the weeks leading up to the big feast, kids are supposed to write things they’re grateful for on the feathers, and stick them in the plush turkey’s backend to make a tail. “Start a tradition, give thanks and give back,” the company promotes. Additional packs of feathers are for sale when…