Thanksgiving Day.

In the United States, Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Largely it’s considered a secular holiday, celebrated traditionally with a large turkey dinner with family and friends. And, as its name “Thanksgiving” suggests, we give thanks for all the blessings of the previous year.

But thanks to whom? Well, if you’re not religious, you sorta avoid that question. You just feel a general, undirected sense of gratitude: Thanksgiving is about feeling thankful, and not so much thanking anyone in particular.

And if you are religious, you thank God. Which, after all, was what the day was originally about.

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