Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Gratitude and Togetherness
Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States, and on the second Monday of October in Canada.
The holiday has its roots in the harvest festivals of the early settlers in North America, and was first officially recognized by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863.
Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for families to come together and share a meal, often featuring turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie.
Many people also use the holiday as an opportunity to volunteer and give back to their communities.
In addition to the feast, Thanksgiving is also associated with football games, parades, and other festive activities.
The holiday has also been the subject of controversy, with some Native American groups objecting to the celebration of a holiday that they see as commemorating the colonization of their lands.
Despite these debates, Thanksgiving remains a beloved holiday for many people, and a time to reflect on the blessings in their lives.
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