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November 24, 2015
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Have a happy Thanksgiving and enjoy these fun facts!!!

The first Thanksgiving celebration lasted three days!

Mashed potatoes, pumpkin pies, milk and cranberries were not foods present on the first Thanksgiving's table.

The Plymouth Pilgrims were the first to celebrate Thanksgiving.

They celebrated the first Thanksgiving Day at Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The pilgrims didn't use forks; they ate with spoons, knives and their fingers.

Abraham Lincoln issued a "Thanksgiving Proclamation" on Octiber 3rd, 1863 and officially set aside the last Thursday of November as the national day of Thanksgiving.

The heaviest turkey ever raised was 86 pounds, about the size of a large dog.

Male turkeys gobble. Hens do not. They make a clucking noise.

Turkeys have heart attacks.  The United States Air Force was doing test runs and breaking the sound barrier.  Nearby turkeys dropped dead with heart attacks.