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New York kids answer: What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is a time for families to get together to eat delicious turkey dinners and say thanks. We asked kids in New York "what are you thankful for?"

  • What are you thankful for?

    Lexi, 7, from the Upper West Side says: “I’m thankful for my family and my friends. And I love to read so I’m thankful for books—especially Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Ivy and Bean books!”

  • What are you thankful for?

    Griffin, 4, from Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn says: "I'm thankful for red apples. The green ones will make you sick."

  • What are you thankful for?

    Anya, 10, from Greenwich Village says: "This year I am thankful for a safe and warm home, and a full refrigerator. And I am really thankful for my family and all my building friends."

  • What are you thankful for?

    Jackson, 9, from Midtown says: "I am thankful for my grandparents and uncle that slept at our apartment since Hurricane Sandy."

  • What are you thankful for?

    Oliver, 5, from Midtown says: "I am thankful for my puppy Jedi and Friday night dinners with my family"

  • Emily, 11, from Murray Hill says: "I am thankful for my mom, who is letting me get a cell phone, my dad, who over-explains math problems, my sister, who listens to my problems in the dark at 11pm and is a fellow musical theatre lover, and my BFFs, who make
    school survivable."

What are you thankful for?

Lexi, 7, from the Upper West Side says: “I’m thankful for my family and my friends. And I love to read so I’m thankful for books—especially Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Ivy and Bean books!”


In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked city kids: "What are you thankful for?" this season. As expected the answers were super sweet: Kids mentioned their families, the fact that they were safe after the hurricane and other quirkier things like apples. Click through our slide show to see all of their answers.

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