It’s Thanksgiving Day in the US

Thanksgiving is a day marked by feasts and family gatherings and takes place on the fourth Thursday in November in the United States and on the second Monday in October in Canada.

It is celebrated as an annual holiday in the United States and Canada, but several other countries, including Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Laos, Liberia, and Grenada, have Thanksgiving celebrations as well.

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