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Photo Essay – 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – New York

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The 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands lined the parade route, applauding the clowns, floats, and balloons and celebrating the start of the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde6344.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde6311.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde6490.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde6433.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde6844.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde6990.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde7383.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde8291.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde0218.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde8340.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde7976.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde7491.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde7991.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde67362.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde1080002.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde8506.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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20161124©DayMacyPrde0366.jpg The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off under cloudy skies and cool temperatures as hundreds of thousands line the parade route to celebrate the clowns, floats, and balloons fly by, starting the holiday season in New York City.

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Jeff Day, an independent photographer based in New York City, documents city life celebrations and the renewal of historical tradition in contemporary voice in the streets. He is completing two books, New Orleans Black and White and New York Street.  A lifelong sailor, Jeff has also documented the water’s edge and shore towns of New York, New England, the Gulf Coast, and Eastern Spain.

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To see more of Jeff’s work, click here.

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All copyrighted photos courtesy of Jeff Day.