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The day after Thanksgiving, called Black Friday, is typically the biggest shopping day of the year. And for a decade, it had been considered the official start of the holiday buying season. Here is a glimpse of how it started this year. 
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A sign promoting Black Friday specials is displayed in the window of a J.C. Penny store as shoppers queue up at the door for a 3 p.m. opening, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in northeast Denver. The store opened two hours before other retailers to cash in on a flurry of bargain hunters, some who said that they waited for three hours to be one of the first people queued up outside. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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People look at merchandise while holiday shopping at Best Buy on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Panama City, Fla. Early numbers arenât out yet on how many shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving, but itâs expected that more than three times the number of people will venture out to shop on the day after the holiday known as Black Friday. (Patti Blake/News Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MACY'S - Eager shoppers pour into the Macy's Herald Square flagship store upon store opening for "Black Friday" 2015 on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 in New York. On Thanksgiving at 6pm, most Macyâs stores across the country opened its doors to thousands of early bird shoppers in search of sales, door buster deals and limited-time-offers. (Donald Traill/ AP Images for Macy's)

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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MACY'S - Eager shoppers pour into the Macy's Herald Square flagship store upon store opening for "Black Friday" 2015 on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 in New York. On Thanksgiving at 6pm, most Macyâs stores across the country opened its doors to thousands of early bird shoppers in search of sales, door buster deals and limited-time-offers. (Donald Traill/ AP Images for Macy's)

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Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly, right, leads a cheer for employees with store manager Brian Maciej before the store opens on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Minnetonka, Minn. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MACY'S - Eager shoppers pour into the Macy's Herald Square flagship store upon store opening for "Black Friday" 2015 on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 in New York. On Thanksgiving at 6pm, most Macyâs stores across the country opened its doors to thousands of early bird shoppers in search of sales, door buster deals and limited-time-offers. (Donald Traill/ AP Images for Macy's)

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Dollie Merritt reacts after entering Best Buy as it opens on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Minnetonka, Minn. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

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Shoppers line up in front of stores at Tanger Outlets in Pooler Thursday evening, Nov. 26, 2015, as they wait for the opening of the big sale day of Black Friday in Pooler, Ga. (AP Photo) (Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News via AP) THE EXAMINER.COM OUT; SFEXAMINER.COM OUT; WASHINGTONEXAMINER.COM OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

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A boy looks through a door while standing in line for holiday shopping at Best Buy on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Panama City, Fla. (Patti Blake/News Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Black Friday begins

The day after Thanksgiving, called Black Friday, is typically the biggest shopping day of the year. And for a decade, it had been considered the official start of the holiday buying season. Here is a glimpse of how it started this year. 

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