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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

<p>An Uncle Sam balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

An Uncle Sam balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

An Uncle Sam balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>The Hello Kitty balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013.    REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Hello Kitty balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Hello Kitty balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>The Spiderman balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Spiderman balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Spiderman balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A Pillsbury Doughboy balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A Pillsbury Doughboy balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A Pillsbury Doughboy balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>The Buzz Lightyear float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

The Buzz Lightyear float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The Buzz Lightyear float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>The Sonic the Hedgehog balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Sonic the Hedgehog balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Sonic the Hedgehog balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A Keystone Cop balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A Keystone Cop balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A Keystone Cop balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>The Hello Kitty balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Hello Kitty balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Hello Kitty balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>Santa Claus waves as he rides on his float down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Santa Claus waves as he rides on his float down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Santa Claus waves as he rides on his float down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>The Elf on the Shelf balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

The Elf on the Shelf balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

The Elf on the Shelf balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>The Julius the Monkey balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

The Julius the Monkey balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

The Julius the Monkey balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A Papa Smurf float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A Papa Smurf float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A Papa Smurf float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>A Sonic the Hedgehog float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A Sonic the Hedgehog float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A Sonic the Hedgehog float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>A marching band makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A marching band makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A marching band makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>Musicians warm up before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

Musicians warm up before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Musicians warm up before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>The Diary of a Wimpy Kid balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>The Elf on a Shelf balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Elf on a Shelf balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Elf on a Shelf balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>The Snoopy and Woodstock balloon float makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

The Snoopy and Woodstock balloon float makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The Snoopy and Woodstock balloon float makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>Clown Martin Thomas leaps over fellow clowns before the start of the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Clown Martin Thomas leaps over fellow clowns before the start of the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Clown Martin Thomas leaps over fellow clowns before the start of the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>The Spongebob Squarepants balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Spongebob Squarepants balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Spongebob Squarepants balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A woman in an upside-down umbrella float makes her way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A woman in an upside-down umbrella float makes her way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A woman in an upside-down umbrella float makes her way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>The Papa Smurf float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

The Papa Smurf float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The Papa Smurf float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>A clown uses a portable toilet before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A clown uses a portable toilet before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A clown uses a portable toilet before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>A Buzz Lightyear float makes it's way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A Buzz Lightyear float makes it's way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A Buzz Lightyear float makes it's way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>Performers in the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade wait for a subway to take them to the start of the parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Performers in the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade wait for a subway to take them to the start of the parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Performers in the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade wait for a subway to take them to the start of the parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>The Ronald McDonald balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Ronald McDonald balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Ronald McDonald balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>People look on as the Spiderman balloon float makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

People look on as the Spiderman balloon float makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People look on as the Spiderman balloon float makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>A float of Finn and Jake from "Adventure Time" makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A float of Finn and Jake from "Adventure Time" makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A float of Finn and Jake from "Adventure Time" makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>The Ronald McDonald balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Ronald McDonald balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Ronald McDonald balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A Sponge Bob Squarepants float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A Sponge Bob Squarepants float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A Sponge Bob Squarepants float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>An elf balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

An elf balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

An elf balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>The Snoopy and Woodstock balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Snoopy and Woodstock balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Snoopy and Woodstock balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Clowns prepare before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

Clowns prepare before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Clowns prepare before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>The Hello Kitty balloon float makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

The Hello Kitty balloon float makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The Hello Kitty balloon float makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>A SpongeBob Squarepants balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A SpongeBob Squarepants balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A SpongeBob Squarepants balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Clown Martin Thomas leaps over fellow clowns before the start of the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Clown Martin Thomas leaps over fellow clowns before the start of the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Clown Martin Thomas leaps over fellow clowns before the start of the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Santa Claus waves as he rides on his float down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Santa Claus waves as he rides on his float down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Santa Claus waves as he rides on his float down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A Santa's Elf balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

A Santa's Elf balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A Santa's Elf balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A Pikachu float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

A Pikachu float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A Pikachu float makes its way down 6th Ave. during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>A Buzz Lightyear balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A Buzz Lightyear balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A Buzz Lightyear balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A Spiderman balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A Spiderman balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A Spiderman balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A member of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation team looks up during preparations for the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 27, 2013. 
 REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton</p>

A member of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation team looks up during preparations for the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 27, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A member of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation team looks up during preparations for the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 27, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>A Ronald McDonald balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A Ronald McDonald balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A Ronald McDonald balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Clowns prepare before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

Clowns prepare before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Clowns prepare before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>The Hello Kitty balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The Hello Kitty balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The Hello Kitty balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A Pokeball balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A Pokeball balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A Pokeball balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A Pikachu balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A Pikachu balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A Pikachu balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>The Happy the Hippo balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

The Happy the Hippo balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

The Happy the Hippo balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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