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    2014-11-07  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

    Though many competing claims exist, the most familiar story of the first Thanksgiving took place in Plymouth Colony, in present-day Massachusetts, in 1621. More than 200 years later, President Abraham Lincoln declared the final Thursday in November as a national day of thanksgiving. Congress finally made Thanksgiving Day an official national holiday in 1941.

    Sarah Josepha Hale, the enormously influential magazine editor and author, waged a tireless campaign to make Thanksgiving a national holiday in the mid-19th century. She petitioned for a national Thanksgiving holiday for close to 40 years, believing that “Thanksgiving, like the Fourth of July, should be considered a national festival and observed by all our people.”

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