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The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade In The 2000s Was Pure Perfection

Thanksgiving just seemed so innocent back then.

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The SpongeBob SquarePants balloon makes its way down Broadway for its first appearance in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Nov. 25, 2004.

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Jimmy Neutron soars down Central Park West on his way toward Herald Square during the 76th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2002.

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