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Don Meister, center, and Carolyn Smith offer dessert to those at Thursday’s meal at Metropolitan Ministries’ Florida Avenue site in Tampa. The nonprofit agency that fights homelessness and hunger prepared 6,000 meals to be served at several locations.Photos by SAM OWENS | Times

Metropolitan Ministries in Tampa feeds thousands on Thanksgiving

TAMPA —Ralph Jordan V looked up from his pie. "I'm thankful for my mom and my dad and my family," he said during a Thanksgiving meal with his parents at Metropolitan Ministries on Florida Avenue on Thursday afternoon. But that's not all the mohawk-sporting, dimpled 7-year-old was thankful for. "And the Internet, fo …