The Marengis, from left, Kristine, Cooper, Cam, Lucy (the family dog), Clay and David, expect to have a quiet Thanksgiving at home this year without football. (Courtesy photo)
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Thanksgiving: ‘Football’ family’s day gets turned on its head

It's going to be a very different Thanksgiving this year for the football-crazed Marengi clan.

For the first time in a very long time, instead of being zoned in on the annual clash against neighboring North Reading, the family will be home, leisurely preparing the Thanksgiving feast, and perhaps taking in an NFL game or two.

There will be no early-morning rush to get the turkey in the oven, set the timer and head to the field at 6 a.m. to prepare for a long day of football.

Mom, Kristine Mar…

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