Biden thanks immigrants and frontline workers, remembers troops in Thanksgiving day proclamation

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President Biden thanked immigrants and frontline workers who took care of Americans' basic needs during the pandemic, and remembered U.S. troops who have lost their lives.
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President Biden thanked immigrants and frontline workers who took care of Americans' basic needs during the pandemic, and remembered U.S. troops who have lost their lives in a Thanksgiving Day proclamation.

The president issued the proclamation on Wednesday, amid the biggest cost increase for Thanksgiving dinners the country has seen in over three decades.

Biden wrote that Thanksgiving gives Americans "a time to reflect on our many blessings." especially "during times of challenge."

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"That is why George Washington declared a day of Thanksgiving for his troops as they marched into that dark winter at Valley Forge," Biden proclaimed. "It is why in the midst of the Civil War — in proclaiming the Thanksgiving holiday we now celebrate today — Abraham Lincoln urged us to remember our 'fruitful fields and healthful skies.'"

"Just as 400 years ago when the Pilgrims were able to celebrate a successful first harvest thanks to the generosity and support of the Wampanoag, today we too express…
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