Nov 28, 3:02 AM EST

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"Even if you don't find that it's true, it's a valid rallying cry. It's just a metaphor." - Protester Taylor Gruenloh, a 32-year-old man from Florissant, Missouri, on whether or not Michael Brown had his hands raised in his deadly confrontation with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

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"I'd prefer to spend the whole day with my family. But the stores are open, so we do it." - Hector Huayamade, 34, shopping at Toys R Us in New York on Thanksgiving Day while visiting from Florida with his family.

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"This is a national event, a historic event. Anybody who would seek to interrupt it would be callous, indeed, on this very special day." - New York Police Department Commissioner William Bratton on whether Ferguson protesters would be allowed to interrupt the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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