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Families Gather to Celebrate ‘Korean Thanksgiving’ of Chuseok

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People wearing Korean traditional dresses pass by Gwanghwamun Gate during a campaign to celebrate the upcoming nation's biggest traditional holiday, Chuseok, the Korean version of Thanksgiving Day, in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. The government expects the number of hometown visitors and holidaymakers during the Sept. 6-10 holiday will exceed 39 million. Ahn Young-joon / AP

People wearing hanbok pass by Gwanghwamun Gate in Seoul, South Korea, at an event to promote wearing the traditional attire during Korea's Thanksgiving. Saturday is the start of the nation's biggest traditional holiday, Chuseok, when Koreans have family get-togethers and hold memorial services for late ancestors, play traditional games and eat traditional foods. The government expects the number of hometown visitors and holidaymakers during the Sept. 6-10 holiday will exceed 39 million.

--Associated Press