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Old 11-30-2018, 08:37 AM
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Originally Posted by snowthx View Post
Great story! Glad you got to do that.

Question: are you a Macy's employee? My wife insists only employees get to handle the floats. I called BS but no way to validate.
No, I'm not a Macy's employee.
The huge majority of the parade positions go to Macy's employees, but my understanding is that an employee can sponsor a family member or guest.

That's what makes this experience so incredible - the number of non-employees in the parade is very small, and my sponsor was very generous to give me a shot at it!