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There are two (2) African tribes who have an unusual way of expressing thanks One of them, the Masai tribe, a pastoral and hunting people of Kenya and Tanzania, West Africa, bow and put their foreheads on the ground, and say, "My head is in the dirt." The other tribe, whose name I do not know, sit for a long time in front of the hut of the person to whom they wish to give thanks and literally say, "I sit on the ground before you." These African people understand well what thanksgiving is and why it is difficult for us to express it; for, at its very core, thanksgiving is an act of humility.

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