Light Notes

November 5, 2012 7:29 PM

Given a choice, would you vote for a turkey?

Back in 1782, at least two birds — the bald eagle and the wild turkey — were in the running for a prestigious position. The future promised appearances on gold and silver coins, recognition as the symbol of freedom and a portrait on the U.S. National Seal of America.

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Lucy Luginbill


Lucy Luginbill is a career television producer-host and the Spiritual Life editor for the Tri-City Herald. In her column, she reflects on the meaning of her name, “Light Bringer.” If you have a story idea for Light Notes, contact her at 509-551-2191 or

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