A very special event in the United States, Thanksgiving Day is celebrated all across the country with family gatherings and a special dinner: The main course is a delicious turkey with lots of side dishes filled with products of the season. That's why this day is often called Turkey Day. It takes place on the fourth Thursday of November.
Read some facts and figures about Thanksgiving celebrations.
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Take a look at some pictures taken in 2012 at the traditional Macy's Parade held in New York every Thanksgiving and seen by millions of people.
Click on the picture to view a cute ecard: a Rap Turkey Video!