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Obama pardons Thanksgiving Turkey at White House

11-24-2011 14:39 BJT

US President Barack Obama pardons the 2011 Thanksgiving Turkey, Liberty, alongside his daughters Sasha and Malia on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, November 23, 2011. Since 1989 every US President has pardoned the Thanksgiving Turkey. Holding Liberty is Richard Huisinga, Chairman of the National Turkey Federation. [Photo/Agencies]

US President Barack Obama (R) pardons the 2011 Thanksgiving Turkey, Liberty, alongside his daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia on the North Portico of the White House in Washington November 24, 2011. Since 1989 every US President has pardoned the Thanksgiving Turkey. Holding Liberty is Richard Huisinga, Chairman of the National Turkey Federation. [Photo/Agencies]

US President Barack Obama (R) watches as his daughter Malia pets the 2011 Thanksgiving Turkey, Liberty, alongside her sister Sasha, during a ceremony on the North Portico of the White House in Washington November 23, 2011. Since 1989, every US President has pardoned the Thanksgiving Turkey. Holding Liberty is Richard Huisinga, Chairman of the National Turkey Federation. [Photo/Agencies]

Sasha Obama, the younger daughter of US President Barack Obama,
pets the 2011 Thanksgiving Turkey, Liberty, after President
Obama pardoned the turkey during a ceremony on the North Portico
of the White House in Washington, November 23, 2011. Since 1989
every US President has pardoned the Thanksgiving Turkey.
[Photo/Agencies]

The 2011 Thanksgiving Turkey, Liberty, is pictured behind a rope and stanchion on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, November 23, 2011, before participating in a Turkey Pardoning ceremony conducted by U.S. President Barack Obama. Since 1989 every US President has pardoned the Thanksgiving Turkey. [Photo/Agencies]

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: China Daily

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