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A second chance for the turkey named Cobbler

The Los Angeles Times, 22 November 2012
Publié le : 22 novembre 2012
 Danielle Ryan 
WASHINGTON — President Obama continued the White House tradition of pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey, but for the first time, the public decided which bird would get the honor by voting on the White House Facebook page. The winner? Cobbler, of the blue state of Virginia.

On an unusually warm Thanksgiving eve in Washington, more than 150 reporters and photographers gathered to witness the annual event, along with about 50 White House staffers.

Cobbler and Gobbler (the runner-up) were born on the same day on a farm in Rockingham County, Va., but according to the White House, that's where the similarities end. Cobbler craves cranberries and enjoys Carly Simon music. Gobbler likes corn and listening to fiddle music.

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