Videos of Americans Celebrating Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, America's harvest festival, falls on the fourth Thursday of November (In 2015, Thanksgiving falls on November 26). In this blog, let's watch a few videos of Americans celebrating this secular holiday.

Americans Express Gratitude on Thanksgiving Holiday
See how two average American families celebrate Thanksgiving. In this video, one can see the kinds of foods Americans eat on this holiday including turkey, cranberries and other main courses. Also, you can learn about how Americans show their thanks on thanksgiving and how they make wishes.

Surprising My Family On Thanksgiving
In today's world, many of us may live away from our families for work, studies or other reasons. In the US, this is also the case. So, it is only on major holidays like Thanksgiving that people make sure they go home to spend their days off of work, college or school with their families. Sometimes, these visits are not always discussed with family members in advance as the out of town family member wants to surprise their family, reuniting with them on Thanksgiving, as in the video below.

Thanksgiving Travel: Millions on the Move
Thanksgiving is the busiest travel season for Americans. According to the video below, in 2012, more than 40 million Americans traveled 50 miles or more from home to reunite with families for Thanksgiving. See more in the video below.

More about Thanksgiving:
Thanksgiving - A November Feast and Holiday in the US
Thanksgiving FAQ and Small Talk Tips
Thanksgiving in India, sometimes known as Pongal (at least in Tamil Nadu)
For some, Thanksgiving starts the US holiday 'season.' Learn more about holiday-themed words and phrases.

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