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    The Thanksgiving Turkey float makes its way through Times Square, during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Nov. 24, 2011. The parade has been an annual event since 1924.
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    Santa Claus waves at spectators during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 24, 2011, in New York.
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    Ce Lo Green stands on a float during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Nov. 24, 2011.
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    Mary J. Blige attends the Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 24, 2011 in New York City.
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    A general view from above the Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade is shown, Nov. 24, 2011, in New York City.
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    The Pikachu balloon makes its way through Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, Nov. 24, 2011 in New York City.
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    Sponge Bob Square Pants makes his way down Seventh through Times Square during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Nov. 24, 2011.
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    Singer Avril Lavigne attends the 85th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 24, 2011 in New York City.
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    The "Snoopy" float is seen during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Times Square in New York, Nov. 24, 2011.
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    The Smurf balloon makes its way through Times Square in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, Nov. 24, 2011 in New York City.
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    Former mayor of New York, Rudolph Giuliani watches the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Times Square in New York, Nov. 24, 2011.
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    The "Spiderman" float is seen during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Times Square in New York, Nov. 24, 2011. Andrew Burton/AP Photo
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    Musician Neil Diamond rides a float during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Times Square in New York, Nov. 24, 2011.
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    Paul Frank's "Julius" heads downtown during Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 24, 2011, in New York.
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    A drum line marches along Central Park West during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 24, 2011, in New York.
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  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2011

    "Sonic the Hedgehog" passes spectators on a balcony during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 24, 2011, in New York. A jetpack-wearing monkey and a freakish creation from filmmaker Tim Burton are two of the big new balloons that will make their inaugural appearances in front of millions of people at this year's parade.
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    Cheerleaders from the Homewood High School Patriot Band, in Alabama, march and cheer during Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 24, 2011, in New York.
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    Spectators watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from behind police barricades, Nov. 24, 2011, in New York.
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    Filmmaker Tim Burton's "B." floats along 59th Street during Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 24, 2011, in New York.
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    The Hawaii All State Marching Band passes through Columbus Circle as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade heads downtown, Nov. 24, 2011, in New York.
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  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2011

    People watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Time Square in New York, Nov. 24, 2011.
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  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2011

    The 'Harold the Fireman' float is seen during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Time Square in New York, Nov. 24, 2011.
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  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2011

    The balloon of Diary of a Wimpy Kid floats in Macy's Legendary Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 24, 2011 in New York City.
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  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2011

    A marching band marches through Time Square during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Nov. 24, 2011. The parade premiered in 1924, this is its 85th year.
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