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Gov.-Elect Matt Bevin sends Happy Thanksgiving wishes

Grateful for military personnel now serving, veterans

From Gov.-elect Matt Bevin

As Thanksgiving approaches, I have so many things for which to be grateful. You see, coming from humble beginnings makes a person appreciate things that are often easy to take for granted.

I grew up out in the country in a financially humble home, but I was blessed with an abundance of the things that matter most. It was a simple life, but a good one that taught me the importance of honesty and hard work -- A life built upon a bedrock of strong Judeo-Christian values. I am truly thankful for that foundation.

I am also thankful for the opportunity I had to grow up in freedom, attend college, serve our nation in the U.S. Army, pursue my business career, develop my skills as an entrepreneur and live the American Dream. This would not have been possible without the selfless sacrifice of those who have fought to keep our country safe and prosperous. Please be sure to thank a Veteran or active member of our Armed Forces whenever you have the chance.

This has been an unforgettable year for my family and me. It is a tremendous honor to serve my fellow Kentuckians as the next Governor of the Commonwealth. To each of you who has offered your prayers and support along the way, thank you!

May you have a blessed Thanksgiving.

With gratitude,

Matt Bevin Governor-Elect of Kentucky

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