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Voters get to decide which turkey will be pardoned this year: Peas or Carrots

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Two turkeys are hoping to be pardoned by President Trump this year. 

The White House released their names: Peas and Carrots. Officials are asking the public to decide which turkey gets to be pardoned by the president Wednesday. You only have until Tuesday morning to vote on Facebook or Twitter

Don't worry if your favorite turkey doesn't win, both turkeys will get to go to Virginia Tech's Gobbler's Rest exhibit. 

According to a Virginia Tech spokesman, it's the third consecutive year, the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate "wingman" will make their home at Virginia Tech, after being pardoned by the president in a formal White House ceremony.  

A public open house to meet the two newest members of Hokie Nation will be held Friday, Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Livestock Judging Pavilion, 445 Plantation Road, Blacksburg. 


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