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7 reasons Thanksgiving is the best day of the year

I eat my turkey one leg at a time just like everybody else.

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The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

I've never spent a Thanksgiving without Tom Turkey, Rockettes in danger of frostbite and a teenage heart throb who is terrible at lip syncing on my TV when I wake up. And I hope I never do.

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Remembering our nation's history

Remembering our nation's history

Ok, so it's true that this photo is an unrealistic representation of the European's treatment of Native Americans upon arrival to the new world. But maybe we can start using Thanksgiving day to make up for the unfortunate pieces of our history and start moving towards reconciliation? Just a thought.

3

The turkey pardon

The turkey pardon

Thanksgiving time also gives us reasons to celebrate some of the more adorable parts of American tradition.

4

The best dinner mom ever made

The best dinner mom ever made

Turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes...is it time for dinner yet?

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It's a perfect chance to reconnect with friends and family

It's a perfect chance to reconnect with friends and family

And the next time you have to spend a family holiday seated next to uncle Steve, he has to give you a present.

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Reflecting on the things we have to be thankful for

Reflecting on the things we have to be thankful for

Family, friends, good health, and that razor scooter mom got you for Christmas that you found in the attic.

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Pie

Pie

So much to be thankful for!