• U.S. soldiers line up for food during a Thanksgiving meal in Kabul, Afghanistan, November 22, 2012.
  • A dining facility worker, left, serves soldiers and civilians for their Thanksgiving meal at the U.S.-led coalition base in Kabul, Afghanistan, November 22, 2012.
  • U.S. Army Master Sgt. Wade Manol explains the rules of football to players during a six-team competition to mark Thanksgiving at the U.S.-led coalition base in Kabul, Afghanistan, November 22, 2012.
  • Police walk along Central Park West as the Hello Kitty balloon waits for the start of the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 22, 2012.
  • Clowns gather as the sun rises over the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 22, 2012.
  • The Kermit the Frog balloon floats down Central Park West during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 22, 2012.
  • The Charlie Brown balloon floats down Central Park West during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 22, 2012.
  • Michael Smith, left and Jerry Brown have their Thanksgiving meal with hundreds of homeless individuals, Los Angeles, California, November 21, 2012.
  • Eva Cevallos with her eleven-month daughter, Quinn, shops for Thanksgiving at the Pre-Black Friday event at the Walmart Supercenter store in Rosemead, California, November 21, 2012.
  • President Barack Obama, with daughters Sasha (l) and Malia carries on the Thanksgiving tradition of saving a turkey from the dinner table with a "presidential pardon," Nov. 21, 2012, in the Rose Garden of the White House.

ຊາວອາເມຣິກັນ ສະເຫລີມສະຫລອງ ວັນຂອບຄຸນພະເຈົ້າ

Published November 22, 2012

The holiday is marked by family gatherings with turkey feasts, football, parades and shopping.