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6 Ways other countries around the world celebrate their thanksgiving

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Cerith Gardiner - published on 11/28/19

From Vietnam to Israel, discover the traditional festivals of thanks these countries celebrate.

On a day when most American families in the United States sit down to give thanks, it is interesting to note how other countries around the world give thanks in different ways. Gratitude for a good harvest is often the tradition behind these celebrations, some of these countries also like to show their gratitude for family, improved human rights, and even their police force. One thing that all of them have in common, however, is the commitment to showing gratitude for what’s important to them.

If you click on the slideshow below you’ll discover some of the wonderful customs that others cultures have created to show their gratitude: from building make-shift homes, to showering their children with love and attention.


MASS OF THANKSGIVING

Read more:
Why going to Mass is one of the best ways to celebrate Thanksgiving


THANKSGIVING,FAMILY

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15 Quotes to inspire gratitude this Thanksgiving and beyond

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