The White House ceremony "pardon" two turkeys

Today, November 26, on the last Thursday of November in the US traditionally celebrate the most favorite holiday of Americans - Thanksgiving Day. On the eve of the White House ceremony was held "pardon" two turkeys named Courage and Carolina, who were brought to the table to President Barack Obama.

1) On the eve of Thanksgiving Day, President Obama decided the fate of two birds donated by the White House to the American Association of the turkey. In the picture - Obama with daughters Sasha (left) and Malia. Left - chairman of the American Association of the turkey Walter Pelletier (Walter Pelletier) (UPI / Roger L. Wollenberg)

2) At a ceremony at the White House, the President announced a "full and unconditional pardon" Courage and Carolina, selected by the Board of the Association for weight (20 kg) and spectacular appearance. (UPI / Roger L. Wollenberg)

3) Before the guests Barack Obama appeared with his daughters - Malia and Sasha and domestic staff, among whom was the president's chef Sam Kass (behind the scenes). (UPI / Roger L. Wollenberg)


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