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Presidential Turkeys Check In To Five-Star Hotel Ahead Of Ceremony

Posted at 9:01 AM, Nov 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-20 09:30:56-05

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC Washington)- Two South Dakota turkeys are vying for the coveted presidential pardon to avoid ending up as dinner at the Thanksgiving White House.

“Peas” and “Carrots” were chosen from a flock of 50 candidates. The two have been checked-in to the Williard Incontinental, a five-star hotel.

Only one of the 40-pound birds will be named the official National Thanksgiving Turkey.


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The turkeys are in Iowa! They’re en route to the White House from South Dakota for the National Thanksgiving Turkey Pardon!

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