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Confetti is left on a utility access cover after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York on November 22, 2012.
Take a look at some more traditional pictures of the parade (and parades past) in the slideshows below:
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See images of the giant balloons and festivities at the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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Since 1924, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been an annual holiday tradition. See some of the attractions that have delighted spectators young and old over the decades.