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Free bird: Thanksgiving turkey pardons

By: Russell McLendon on Nov. 26, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
President Trump with his family and Drumstick, one of 2017's pardoned turkeys.

Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

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Drumstick and Wishbone

During President Donald Trump's first turkey pardon in 2017, he pardoned "Drumstick" (pictured) and "Wishbone." They later joined "Tater" and "Tot" — who had previously been pardoned by Obama — at Virginia Tech's Gobbler's Rest agricultural facility.