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11 Reasons Why Americans Love Thanksgiving Weekend

Ever wonder what the hype is about American Thanksgiving Weekend? Well continue reading and you may just find out!

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1. Spending Time with Family

Thanksgiving is that time of year, where you meet all your family, including your aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, second cousins and even family you might only meet once a year or secretly dislike.
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Thanksgiving is that time of year, where you meet all your family, including your aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, second cousins and even family you might only meet once a year or secretly dislike.

2. Decorating the house

Thanksgiving is when your mom will pull out those ugly fall sweaters, childhood albums, Halloween decor and special silverware for the big day!
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Thanksgiving is when your mom will pull out those ugly fall sweaters, childhood albums, Halloween decor and special silverware for the big day!

3. Tons of FOOD

Get ready for all that delicious food especially turkey and the best part is all the leftovers you will have!
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Get ready for all that delicious food especially turkey and the best part is all the leftovers you will have!

4. Football

Nothing says Thanksgiving like good old American Football!
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Nothing says Thanksgiving like good old American Football!

5. Extra Long Weekend

Thanksgiving means having a four day holiday and what is better than almost a week off from work, school and life!
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Thanksgiving means having a four day holiday and what is better than almost a week off from work, school and life!

6. Travel

Some people celebrate Thanksgiving, by giving thanks to their savings account, to take a trip somewhere exotic.
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Some people celebrate Thanksgiving, by giving thanks to their savings account, to take a trip somewhere exotic.

7. Helping the Less Fortunate

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all you have and helping the less fortunate with what you have.
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Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all you have and helping the less fortunate with what you have.

8. Pray

Be thankful for all you have!
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Be thankful for all you have!

9. Go to the parade

What better way to spend Thanksgiving then going to the annual parade!
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What better way to spend Thanksgiving then going to the annual parade!

10. Black Friday

Nothing says Thanksgiving than spending the day after Thanksgiving, shopping when mostly everything is cheaper than ever!
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Nothing says Thanksgiving than spending the day after Thanksgiving, shopping when mostly everything is cheaper than ever!

11. Enjoying the outdoors

Enjoy the Thanksgiving weekend by going pumpkin picking, going to the farm, hiking, etc.
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Enjoy the Thanksgiving weekend by going pumpkin picking, going to the farm, hiking, etc.

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