Millions attend Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Victims of Superstorm Sandy in New York and elsewhere in the Northeast were comforted Thursday by kinder weather, free holiday meals and — for some — front row seats to the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade which was attended by more than 3 million people and watched by 50 million on TV.

Costumed parade participants march in the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday Nov. 22, 2012, in New York. The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade put a festive mood in the air in a city still coping with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.  (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Costumed parade participants march in the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday Nov. 22, 2012, in New York. The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade put a festive mood in the air in a city still coping with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

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