Turkeys' Big Day at the White House

President Bush 'pardons' a turkey named Marshmallow.

President Bush, surrounded by local school children, "pardons" a turkey named Marshmallow in Washington, Nov. 22, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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President Bush is presented with the National Thanksgiving Turkey (and an alternate) — for whom he promptly issues pardons. On Thursday, Marshmallow and Yam will serve as honorary grand marshals for Disneyland's annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. Robert Siegel and Michele Norris explain their journey to celebrity.

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