The history of Thanksgiving here and around the world

Pixabay.comDozens of other countries celebrate a “Thanksgiving Day” ■ Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter Time changes. The where, what and why of holidays and the way we celebrate them also change. For instance, our Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Now, it is situated so the country can take an extra day off. The Friday after Thanksgiving used to be the day we recovered from the over-stuffing we did the day before. Today, that Friday is now called, “Black Friday,” and folks rush out to the stores for discount Christmas shopping. Black is hardly the color. The stores are stacked from floor to roof with bright, blinking

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