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  • Americans on Thursday celebrated a Thanksgiving Day transformed by the coronavirus pandemic, with the normally packed Macy's Day parade in New York City limited toe a socially distant TV only spectacle and many families meeting on video for Turkey Dinner Thanksgiving, normally a day where family and friends gather in big numbers for a feast, has been upended by the coronavirus, with cases and deaths surging in recent weeks as cooler weather pushes people indoors where the virus spreads more easily.

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  • HOSPITALIZATIONS of co vid 19 patients reached a record of more than 89,000 on Wednesday, and experts warned that Thanksgiving could significantly boost a death toll that has already exceeded 262,000 nationwide.

  • Doing its part to control the surge, Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, normally an event with giant balloon characters that has delighted many for nearly a century, was reduced toe one block rather than 2.5 miles.

  • Spectators were prohibited from lining Manhattan streets as before, though some could be seen gathering at barricades trying to catch a glimpse on, we decided, Why not just keep the magic alive?

  • Despite advice from the 500 to stay home, an estimated six million Americans traveled by air from last Friday toe Wednesday, although that is less than half the number of travelers during the same period last year.

  • In the spirit of Thanksgiving, there were also socially distant acts of kindness.

  • In Houston, Texas officials, including the mayor, handed out a reported 20,000 meals to those in need.

  • President elect Joe Biden, in his Thanksgiving Day message, asked Americans not to gather in large groups and instead give essential workers thanks for their service.

  • It's a personal sacrifice that each of our families can make and should make to save somebody else's life.

  • President Donald Trump spent the holiday playing a round of golf at his resort in Virginia while again falsely claiming on Twitter that he won the election against Joe Biden.

Americans on Thursday celebrated a Thanksgiving Day transformed by the coronavirus pandemic, with the normally packed Macy's Day parade in New York City limited toe a socially distant TV only spectacle and many families meeting on video for Turkey Dinner Thanksgiving, normally a day where family and friends gather in big numbers for a feast, has been upended by the coronavirus, with cases and deaths surging in recent weeks as cooler weather pushes people indoors where the virus spreads more easily.

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America celebrates scaled-back Thanksgiving as COVID-19 surges

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