As for Thanksgiving becoming a national holiday, that’s a whole other story. Jimmie. It was very big and very beautiful. A Heartwarming Thanksgiving Story. Share your thoughts Complete your review. This is the perfect way to introduce students to the story of the 1st Thanksgiving. //-->. The Genesis of the Doughnut Club. In fact, they were poor as church mice, always living over their heads, always in debt. Subjects: Reading, Writing, Thanksgiving. As he goes to feed his turkeys, he notices that one is as flat as a pancake. ©