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  • Customers wait in line in the computer department to shop for Black Friday discounts at a Best Buy store, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 23, 2012.
  • Consumers shop early morning hours at the Disney store at the Glendale Galleria mall in California, November 23, 2012.
  • Betsy McGonagle checks her receipt after shopping for Black Friday discounts at a Target store, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 23, 2012.
  • A shopper looks at televisions at a Best Buy store in Franklin, Tennessee, November 23, 2012.
  • Shoppers leave with a television while others pour into a store for Black Friday sales, Arlington, Virginia, November 22, 2012. (D. Manis/VOA)
  • Shoppers line up to get into Black Friday sales, Arlington, Virginia, November 22, 2012. (D. Manis/VOA)
  • Dina Jones, right, waits outside a Best Buy in Mayfield Heights, Ohio ahead of its Black Friday sale, November 22, 2012.

Black Friday Kicks Off US Holiday Shopping

Published November 23, 2012

Thousands of Americans spent the night after Thanksgiving at stores and malls for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year.


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