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Arlington Heights writer published in latest "Chicken Soup" book

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An Arlington Heights writer's tale of a memorable family Thanksgiving has been published in the latest edition of "Chicken Soup for the Soul."

A.J. Cattapan, a writer and middle school English teacher living in Arlington Heights, has a story called "A Turkey of a Thanksgiving" in "Chicken Soup for the Soul: From Lemons to Lemonade, 101 positive, practical and powerful stories about making the best of a bad situation."

In the story, Cattapan retells an experience where she and her four brothers had to work together to cook Thanksgiving dinner while their mother battled cancer.

The book is on sale now.

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