Voting underway for National Thanksgiving Turkey

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WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday President Barack Obama will take part in a Thanksgiving tradition: Keeping a lucky turkey out of the oven by granting a presidential pardon.

The White House is allowing the public to vote which of two turkeys (Caramel or Popcorn) will receive a pardon this year.

Voting happens via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. To vote just use the hashtag #TeamCaramel or #TeamPopcorn.

According to the White House, the turkeys drive to George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens after the ceremony and will be on display through Jan. 6. Then they head to their permanent home at the historic turkey farm Morven Park’s Turkey Hill in Leesburg, Virginia, which is at the home of the state’s former Governor Westmoreland Davis.



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