Biden wishes Americans a Happy Thanksgiving, closer than ever
Nantucket, Mass. – President Joe Biden on Thursday wished Americans a happy Thanksgiving closer to the usual, the second Thanksgiving to be celebrated in light of the Corona virus pandemic, in comments that welcomed the resumption of holiday traditions in many homes.
“While we give thanks for what we have, we also hold in our hearts those who have lost and those who have lost so much,” the president said in a video recorded with First Lady Jill Biden at the White House before their trip. To Nantucket, Massachusetts, for the weekend.
From Nantucket, Biden also summoned Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, and they briefly joked with NBC anchor Al Roker. After a year of absence, spectators lined the road again as about 8,000 participants joined the parade and bands played from all over the country. Parade staff and volunteers had to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and wearing masks.
In Nantucket, well-wishers waved and cheered as Biden traveled by motorcade to the Coast Guard station at Brant Point to nearly meet with American soldiers from around the world and thank them for their service.
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