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Liberty, the turkey pardoned by President Obama, is welcomed Nov. 23, 2011, to Mount Vernon in Virginia by Tom Plott, who plays James Anderson, the farm manager for George Washington. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A crowd gathers Nov. 23, 2011, for the arrival of Liberty, the turkey pardoned by President Obama, at Mount Vernon in Virginia. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Liberty, the turkey pardoned by President Obama, is loaded Nov. 23, 2011, into a cage by livestock supervisor Lisa Pregent (left) and livestock handler Joe-Marcus Dearmon for its trip by horse and wagon to Mount Vernon in Virginia. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Liberty, the turkey pardoned by President Obama, is taken to Mount Vernon in Virginia by horse and wagon by livestock supervisor Lisa Pregent on Nov. 23, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Liberty, the turkey pardoned by President Obama, is loaded Nov. 23, 2011, into a cage for its trip by horse and wagon to Mount Vernon in Virginia. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Liberty, the turkey pardoned by President Obama, is carted off to its pen after being welcomed to Mount Vernon in Virginia on Nov. 23, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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President Obama, with daughters Sasha and Malia, pardons Liberty, a 19-week-old, 45-pound turkey, at the White House on Nov. 23, 2011, the day before Thanksgiving. At left is National Turkey Federation Chairman Richard Huisinga. (Associated Press)

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Liberty, a 19-week old, 45-pound turkey, is seen Nov. 23, 2011, at the White House before being pardoned by President Obama. (Associated Press)

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Liberty, a 19-week old, 45-pound turkey, is seen Nov. 23, 2011, at the White House before being pardoned by President Obama. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Nusa Dua, on the island of Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama, with daughters Sasha and Malia, pardons Liberty, a 19-week-old, 45-pound turkey, at the White House on Nov. 23, 2011, the day before Thanksgiving. At left is National Turkey Federation Chairman Richard Huisinga. (Associated Press)

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President Obama gestures Nov. 22, 2011, as he heads to shake hands with the crowd at Central High School in Manchester, N.H., following an address where he remarked on the American Jobs Act. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks Nov. 22, 2011, about jobs at Manchester High School Central in Manchester, N.H. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama makes a statement at the White House after the congressional debt supercommittee failed to reach an agreement on debt reduction on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Obama speaks Nov, 21, 2011, at the White House before signing legislation that will provide tax credits to help put veterans back to work. (Associated Press)

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President Obama, donning a traditional Ikat shirt Friday at a summit dinner in Indonesia, is spreading the message far and wide that the American worker has let down his nation. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Attendees at the Retreat Session of the East Asia Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 19, 2011, include (from left) U.S. President Barack Obama, Myanmar President Thein Sein (rear), Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, Vietnamese President Nguyen Tan Dung, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. (Associated Press)

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U.S. President Barack Obama stands with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as he announces that she will travel to Myanmar, on the sidelines of the ASEAN and East Asia summit in Nusa Dua, on the island of Bali, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama waves to the troops after speaking at the Royal Army Air Force Base in Darwin, Australia, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a parliamentary dinner in Canberra, Australia, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Alan Porritt, Pool)