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Millions of people take to the roads, air for Thanksgiving holiday

People check flight times ona schedule board at LaGuardia Airport in New York November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People check flight times ona schedule board at LaGuardia Airport in New York November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People check flight times ona schedule board at LaGuardia Airport in New York November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People are seen walking curbside to board flights at LaGuardia Airport in New York November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People are seen walking curbside to board flights at LaGuardia Airport in New York November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People are seen walking curbside to board flights at LaGuardia Airport in New York November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Flights are seen on time on a schedule board at LaGuardia Airport in New York November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Flights are seen on time on a schedule board at LaGuardia Airport in New York November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Flights are seen on time on a schedule board at LaGuardia Airport in New York November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Monica Moon talks on the phone during a four hour layover a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport, In Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey

Monica Moon talks on the phone during a four hour layover a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport, In Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for...more

Monica Moon talks on the phone during a four hour layover a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport, In Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey
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Passengers board a Delta plane a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey

Passengers board a Delta plane a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday...more

Passengers board a Delta plane a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey
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The McDonald family waits for their flight a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey

The McDonald family waits for their flight a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S....more

The McDonald family waits for their flight a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey
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Passengers make their way through security a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport, in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey

Passengers make their way through security a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport, in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S....more

Passengers make their way through security a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport, in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey
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Passengers walk by a Christmas tree on their way to make a fight a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport, In Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey

Passengers walk by a Christmas tree on their way to make a fight a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport, In Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road...more

Passengers walk by a Christmas tree on their way to make a fight a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport, In Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey
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Passengers wait in a security line a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey

Passengers wait in a security line a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving...more

Passengers wait in a security line a day before the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday at the Salt Lake City international airport in Salt Lake City, Utah November 21, 2012. Nearly 44 million Americans are hitting the road for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. REUTERS/George Frey
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