What Obama, Oscar winners and astronauts are thankful for on Thanksgiving


What Obama, an Oscar winner and astronauts are thankful for on Thanksgiving


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What do President Barack Obama, an Oscar winner, a rock legend and even astronauts have in common? They are all thankful for friends, family and health on Thanksgiving!

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Obama and others took to social media Thursday to share sweet photos with the family and praise others making this world a better place each and every day.

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"From the Obama family to yours, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving full of joy and gratitude," the 44th President of the United States wrote, sharing a picture of his family.

From the Obama family to yours, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving full of joy and gratitude. pic.twitter.com/xAvSQwjQkz

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 23, 2017

Just because astronauts are in space doesn't mean they don't want to share a message of thanks!

Happy Thanksgiving to you, from space! We’ve got a long-distance Thanksgiving message from the crew living and working on @Space_Station. Watch: https://t.co/8jixvrjadn #HappyThanksgiving pic.twitter.com/k2j92o7VQi

— NASA (@NASA) November 23, 2017

hoping everyone has an mazing, safe, and happy thanksgiving this year???? my love is with you all

— Noah Cyrus (@noahcyrus) November 23, 2017

Happy thanksgiving ?? I’m so grateful for so many things this year. Including all of you!! Hope you guys have the best thanksgiving ??????

— Ashley Tisdale (@ashleytisdale) November 23, 2017

Actor Vincent D'Onofrio asked that everyone took "a moment today and just BE."

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL. Wishing all you good people a wonderful weekend. Take a moment today and just BE. pic.twitter.com/YCQHpdCtKk

— Vincent D'Onofrio (@vincentdonofrio) November 23, 2017

Let's not forget to take "Thanksgiving" literally and demonstrate heartfelt gratitude to those who care for us be they around or far away.

— Forest Whitaker (@ForestWhitaker) November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving. Stay Experienced!#Thanksgiving pic.twitter.com/kxqqPpJKtw

— Jimi Hendrix (@JimiHendrix) November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving! We're thankful for you, our families, and this band of goofballs. pic.twitter.com/tWXIlVbn6S

— Zac Brown Band (@zacbrownband) November 23, 2017

Rap icon Missy Elliott also got in the mix, as did wrestling legend Ric Flair.

Happy Thanksgiving to you all! Blessings????Give ya families a hug for me!??tell em I said WADDUP???? pic.twitter.com/YmTGYZ4Vab

— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) November 23, 2017

From My Family To Yours….Happy Thanksgiving! ?? pic.twitter.com/TCuWNfcvG0

— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) November 23, 2017

rt if you’re the demon possessed cousin at thanksgiving

— Pumpkin Pie-ler Oakley (@tyleroakley) November 23, 2017

On this Thanksgiving, I am grateful to all the people who are still talking to me. ??????

— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) November 23, 2017

Awesome to have @common & @AndraDayMusic with us as we kick of Thanksgiving Day at the @Macys parade. pic.twitter.com/YUnY3uSLMR

— Ginger Zee (@Ginger_Zee) November 23, 2017

and thank you the unsung #thanksgiving heroes who will be on dish duty tonight

— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!..In 1789, President George Washington designated the first national Thanksgiving Day when he issued proclamation for “a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God.”

— Larry The Cable Guy (@GitRDoneLarry) November 23, 2017

And last but certainly not least, rock legend and Beatles drummer Ringo Starr.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone peace and love ???????????????? pic.twitter.com/z1ohSVaA6D

— #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) November 23, 2017

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