After the roughest year of her young life, Amy Ellis stood in line at the Colorado Convention Center with hundreds of people for a Thanksgiving feast set up by the Salvation Army and prepared at the Denver jail.
Tip No. 1 for Black Friday shoppers: Don't wait until Black Friday. Yes, shopping on Thanksgiving evening is an abomination. A sacrilege. An affront to the sanctity of families and holiday spirit. So what will it be: holiday spirit or a great deal on a big TV?