Tomorrow is; today for some of you in Asia. Thanksgiving is the biggest holiday of the year in the US. There is a very similar holiday in Canada in October.
Why is Thanksgiving the biggest holiday in the US? Even bigger than Christmas? Christmas is indeed an important holiday celebrated by Christians and the US indeed has a Christmas majority. But Thanksgiving is even bigger because it is inclusive of all. Native Americans, who according to legend were the ones with whom Thanksgiving was celebrated, were not Christians. Today, in the US Thanksgiving is a holiday that can be and is celebrated with Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, atheist, agnostic, and any and all friends, neighbors, co-workers, and others. Giving thanks, gratitude, is universal,
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