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Happy Thanksgiving from All About Seniors!

November 24, 2020


We know that Thanksgiving is traditionally celebrated with friends and family, but this year it may be harder to get together in person and celebrate as usual because of coronavirus.

We want to let all of our friends, family and all of our communities seniors and those who serve our seniors to know that we are thinking of you all and that we are thankful for your presence in our lives.

Sending all our love and good wishes for better days ahead.

Thanksgiving History:

Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated on various dates in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and Liberia, and the sub-national entities Leiden, Norfolk Island, and the inhabited territories of the United States. It began as a day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and Brazil, and around the same part of the year in other places. Although Thanksgiving has historical roots in religious and cultural traditions, it has long been celebrated as a secular holiday as well.

Prayers of thanks and special thanksgiving ceremonies are common among almost all religions after harvests and at other times.[1] The Thanksgiving holiday's history in North America is rooted in English traditions dating from the Protestant Reformation. It also has aspects of a harvest festival, even though the harvest in New England occurs well before the late-November date on which the modern Thanksgiving holiday is celebrated

Bill Sweezy
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