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For most Americans, the Thanksgiving feast means a traditional turkey feast with family and friends, and a moment’s pause to feel and express gratitude for the gifts life has given them, even during tough times. I took to the streets of New York to talk to people about what they are grateful for, and why.

Father’s Day in America is a day set aside to appreciate dad for all they offer their families, and society as a whole. Father’s Day can also be a time to reflect on what fatherhood actually means in today’s culture.  Adam asked a random sampling of Americans what the word “father” means to them.

Labor Day: Everyday Americans Reflect Monday (Sept 7) is Labor Day in America, a day most Americans associate with a three day weekend and a farewell to summertime. However, this national holiday is also a time to honor workers and the central place their labor has in our lives. VOA’s Adam Phillips spoke to a range of New Yorkers about what “work” means to them.

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