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If you can’t visit family due to the COVID-19 pandemic, host a virtual Thanksgiving dinner instead.

USA TODAY

Seriously consider how to celebrate this year to keep your family safe from COVID-19.

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  • Lynn Norment is a Memphis journalist who previously was an editor and senior writer for Ebony magazine. She can be reached at [email protected]

Thanksgiving is just days away and Christmas is coming soon.

As with past holidays, we have big decisions to make.

Where will we eat? Who will we share the holidays with? Will we travel or stay home? What will we cook?

This year, the answers to those first three questions are critical. If you don’t get it just right, this holiday may be your last.

That may be alarming, even grim to suggest, but 2020 is not a normal year and this will not be a normal holiday season. In a fierce