And first-graders are thankful for a surprising variety of things. The week before Thanksgiving, The Gazette sat down with first-graders from Madison Elementary School in Janesville and talked with them about the upcoming holiday. When we asked kids to name three things they were thankful for, we expected that the first two answers would be "family and friends." But it didn't always work out that way. Sophie Krafjack, 7, said she was thankful for "the world, animals and my health." Her health? Really?