Marlin Kirby

“I am thankful for God, my family, and my friendships. I am thankful for my [law] practice and my good health. I like to keep things simple. God has been good to me.”

Rose Marie Stewart

“I’m thankful for the lord being in my life, my wonderful church and all my church family, and my own extended family. And, a lot of things I’ve learned about the Austin community, which is fabulous.”

Aaron Dade

“I am thankful for God’s spirit that keeps me in my right mind. I am thankful to God for my sister because I look back and I see how she has constantly helped and being patient with me. Without the spirit of God, there’s no telling what frame of mind I might be in.”

Shawn McCarver

“I’m thankful for family friends and another day on this earth.  I’m keeping it simple. I’m going to celebrate with family, friends, turkey and food.”

Brayzill Stevenson

“I’m thankful for being another African-American hired at WGN this month. I’m going in as a chief makeup artist. My family, my life. I’m a veteran of the United States Air Force and I served in Iraq and I’m home. Life has been good. God has been good.”

John Dixon

“I’m thankful for my new business and being in school. I’m thankful for my family and my friends. This year has been great.”