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Two Iowa turkeys will travel to White House for Thanksgiving presidential pardon

Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 2:46 PM CST
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WALCOTT, Iowa (KWQC) - Two Iowa turkeys will travel to the White House for the Thanksgiving presidential pardon.

President Donald Trump is set to pardon of the birds, which were born on the Kardel Family Farm in Walcott, Iowa.

The two birds are traveling to Washington D.C., according to the National Turkey Federation.

Their suggested, but unofficial names are Corn and Cob. The turkeys were given those names by the kids at Walcott Elementary School.

The ceremony is on Tuesday. One of the turkeys will receive a pardon, but both will get to come back and retire at Iowa State University.

The turkeys are named Corn and Cob and are from Walcott, Iowa.
The turkeys are named Corn and Cob and are from Walcott, Iowa.(KWQC)

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