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Together for Thanksgiving at Port Hope eatery

By PETE FISHER, Northumberland Today

Queenies Bake Shop owner Adam Pearson hands a delicious turkey meal to Rick Andrews from Port Hope. Sitting beside Andrews is Holly McCracken from Ottawa, along with Amy McCracken from Bowmanville and Ray McCracken. For the sixth year, Pearson handed out free turkey lunches with all the fixings to people who dropped in on Sunday at the Walton Street store in Port Hope. Pearson said, "customers have been great to me all year so this is my way of saying thank you." John Buddo is a regular customer throughout the year and comes each year for the turkey lunch. "I think it's marvelous.  Adam is a very generous man and it doesn't stop just today.  He's generous everyday." Coming in at 3 a.m. along with some of his staff Pearson cooked 120 pounds of turkey which usually works out to be feeding approximately 1oo people each year. To make it even more special, on Thanksgiving Monday, Pearson takes approximately 50 meals and drives to Toronto with his neighbour and their children to hand out meals to the homeless. They park in an area that may have homeless people and give away the meals.  Pete Fisher/Northumberland Today

Queenies Bake Shop owner Adam Pearson hands a delicious turkey meal to Rick Andrews from Port Hope. Sitting beside Andrews is Holly McCracken from Ottawa, along with Amy McCracken from Bowmanville and Ray McCracken. For the sixth year, Pearson handed out free turkey lunches with all the fixings to people who dropped in on Sunday at the Walton Street store in Port Hope. Pearson said, "customers have been great to me all year so this is my way of saying thank you." John Buddo is a regular customer throughout the year and comes each year for the turkey lunch. "I think it's marvelous. Adam is a very generous man and it doesn't stop just today. He's generous everyday." Coming in at 3 a.m. along with some of his staff Pearson cooked 120 pounds of turkey which usually works out to be feeding approximately 1oo people each year. To make it even more special, on Thanksgiving Monday, Pearson takes approximately 50 meals and drives to Toronto with his neighbour and their children to hand out meals to the homeless. They park in an area that may have homeless people and give away the meals. Pete Fisher/Northumberland Today

Owner Adam Pearson opened his doors at Queenies Bake Shop in Port Hope for Thanksgiving, serving visitors from the 120 pounds of turkey he cooked for the holiday.