Alex Trebek’s posthumous Thanksgiving message urged people to “keep the faith” and remember that there were still “many reasons to be thankful.”
In the video message, which was shared Thursday by the official “Jeopardy” Twitter account, the late longtime host acknowledged the trials and hardships of the year and expressed his hope that overcoming those trials would ultimately make society better. (RELATED: ‘Jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Dead After Pancreatic Cancer Fight)
High on our list of things to be thankful for this year: Alex’s Thanksgiving message from today’s show. We hope you have a safe and happy Thanksgiving! pic.twitter.com/8OlpkSGi9r
— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) November 26, 2020
“You know, in spite of what America and the rest of the world is experiencing right now, there are many reasons to be thankful. There are more and more people extending helpful hands to do a kindness to their neighbors, and that’s a good thing,” Trebek said.
“Keep the faith. We’re going to get through all of this, and we will be a better society because of it,” he concluded.
Trebek passed away two weeks before the Thanksgiving holiday after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old and had hosted the iconic game show for over three decades.