When & What is Thanks giving?

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@pinklilly (3446)
Australia
November 20, 2006 9:08pm CST
Excuse my ignorance but I'm from Australia I know it is an American celebration on giving Thanks. When is it actually celebrated and specific reasons for this... Thanks I am really interested to know....
3 responses
@niitta (194)
• Malaysia
21 Nov 06
Hi, Im belongs to New Apostolic Church in Malaysia. We do celebrate Thanks giving day every first week of October. Usually during this time we will decorate the alter with vegetables, fruits, flowers and also offering. We do have the congregation in Autralia, the details as stated below. The New Apostolic Church head office is situated in Fortitude Valley Queensland. Head Office Contacts - General Information Postal 58 Brookes Street Bowen Hills QLD 4006 Australia Phone: (07) 3214 1400 Fax: (07) 3214 1444 Email: nacho@newapostolic.org.au ABN: 67 011 031 780 New Apostolic Church PO Box 2332 Fortitude Valley BC Queensland 4006 Australia
@pinklilly (3446)
• Australia
22 Nov 06
hmmm o.k Thanks
@ntony9 (491)
• United States
21 Nov 06
Well Thanksgiving is an american holiday usually celebrated on the 3rd or 4th week of november. It is celebrated in honor of the first settlers when they run out of food the natives helped them and gave them turkey ensuring their survival which pave the way for america that we see today.
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@pinklilly (3446)
• Australia
21 Nov 06
aahhh I see, Thanks for that I always hear about it but never quiet understood...
@Poison_Girl (4164)
• United States
21 Nov 06
I'm usually terrible at trying to explain things, so I'll send you a link to what the wikipedia says about Thanksgiving. Hope it helps! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanksgiving#Thanksgiving_in_North_America
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@pinklilly (3446)
• Australia
21 Nov 06
Thanks for that I will check it out....