Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2019 occurs on Thursday, November 28.
There's a reason the holiday is arriving a little on the tardier side. It's downright historic. In fact, the story dates all the way back to 1939 when Franklin Roosevelt decided to shake up the tradition a bit in the name of capitalism.
Nearly 90 percent of Americans eat turke, whether roasted, baked or deep-fried. Poor turkeys! Thanks God! I'm a vegetarian.
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Thanksgiving is a great time to be thankful and appreciate who you have and what you have, specially on this pandemic time 2020.
It's a time for families to meet, socialize and enjoy each other's company, sometimes the only opportunity in a year. We know.
However 2020 will look a bit different for families and friends around the US country.
Today, the 26 November 2020, American people will recognize the spirit of this special holiday in other way: a time for everyone to reflect on their blessings, appreciate loved ones both near and far, and embrace new traditions.