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Thanksgiving Fun Facts

November 26, 2015

Thanksgiving fun factsDid you know that turkey wasn’t even served at the first Thanksgiving, in 1621?

Or that in 1939, Thanksgiving Day temporarily was moved up a week by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to help boost the depression-era economy by giving retailers more time to earn money from holiday shoppers?

This year, family and friends once again will gather together to celebrate Thanksgiving Day – traditionally the fourth Thursday in November, and traditionally a day of food, fun, and football games. Meanwhile, here are some more Thanksgiving fun facts, served by the writers at

Have a Happy Thanksgiving, from all of us at Gerber Life Insurance!

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