With Thanksgiving approaching, The Epoch Times asked Bay Area locals what they are are most grateful for, and why.
Alberto Rulloda, 65, retired, Oakland
“I’m grateful for surviving the war, great family, and my partner, who are very supportive of my PTSD [post-traumatic stress disorder].”
Jon Sobel, 29, product manager, Potrero Hill
“The expansion of my family and their well-being.”
Roger Simpson, 49, student, Berkeley
“Being around people that make you happy in life, make you joyous and contentful.”
Ben Fuehne, 70, retired, Illinois
“My two healthy granddaughters. By far, that’s it.”
Steven Kruger, 65, music critic, downtown San Francisco
“I am the most grateful for getting my health fully in order. I’m 65 and I have absolutely no disorders, diseases, take no pills, and have never felt better.”
Sarah, 18, student, San Francisco
“Friends. Because they help you.”
Tony Doré, 50, street preacher, Tenderloin
“God. I’m most thankful that God’s using me.”
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