President Barack Obama watches as his daughter Sasha,10, pets the 2011 Thanksgiving Turkey, Liberty, alongside her sister Malia,13, during a ceremony at the White House on November 23, 2011.
Since 1989, every U.S. President has pardoned a turkey for Thanksgiving. “The turkey’s name is Liberty — there he is — and along with his understudy named Peace, he has the distinction of being the luckiest bird on the face of the Earth. Right now, he’s also probably one of the most confused,” the president explained.
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