Macy's Clown University

Take a look inside the world of Macy's volunteer Thanksgiving Day Parade clowns and learn how they train for the big day. ABC News' Rachel Scott reports.
2:58 | 11/23/17

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Drew about one thing better than watching the parade live is actually. Being in. ABC's ray just got found one way to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. As long as you're willing to look the part. The floats in the blues may steal the show. But the spear of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade kicked come alive without a bit of and around. The clowns are really the only only people to pray that can actually go up and interact with all of the people on the street you know they do a lot of silly skits and things like that's it's a lot of fun for the audience each year hundreds of people volunteered to be crowned. In my bucket list Erickson I watched. Thanksgiving Day parade always wanted the and it. All about our inner child and at the end of the day we laugh every moment we're here but vocal. Morning at the parade route and they must pass training. Why was Macy's Clara university. Given try myself. We were divided into smaller groups to get more hands on training by the volunteers have to wait until Thanksgiving Day to put on their costumes and I got a head start. And after you run into what might well counterpart. It was time to switch and a I don't see block time. There are still some tricks. I just couldn't. Yeah damn show. Seem like the perfect time for confession. Accident here. But hey you know like. But I quickly learned. It's less about the costume and more about the. Connects to you're gonna be a clown. Just have fun if you truly are having fun and making real connections with those thousands of people on either side street. They're gonna have a wonderful time I mean it's really about touching hearts one at a time even though there are millions of people on the streets of New York. A crash course that helps bring them Macy's Thanksgiving Day break. Like to congratulate he sits CN Allen Plano Rachel Scott ABC news New York. Certificate we like 'cause everything we don't have a certificate while we don't get much help apparently to be at clown in my backpack clown anyway and you have to be a Macy's employee or you have to be sponsored violence that's the Kahane. So we sponsored rebuke I am not a mesa employee. But a trip to just walk around Macy's you can find some. You don't think that's weird at all. Just normal they live picture as rip this half hour. This is ABC's world news now informing insomnia acts for two decades.

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