National Thanksgiving Turkeys say “I’m Going To Disney World!”

Filed in: Magic Kingdom, Offbeat & Unexpected
THEY'RE GOING TO DISNEY WORLD!:  In a photo taken Nov, 16, 2007 in Dubois, Indiana, Mickey Mouse unveils the two turkeys that will receive pardons from President George W. Bush on Nov. 20.  Following their pardons, the two turkeys will join Super Bowl stars and other celebrities by "Going to Disney World" for a Nov. 22 parade in their honor. This is the 60th anniversary of the National Turkey Federation's holiday tradition of presenting National Thanksgiving Turkeys to the President.

THEY’RE GOING TO DISNEY WORLD!: In a photograph taken Friday, Nov, 16, 2007 at Ten Star Ranch in Dubois, Indiana, Pilgrim Mickey Mouse unveils the two turkeys that will receive presidential pardons from President George W. Bush at The White House on Tuesday, Nov. 20 in the 60th annual National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation. Following their presidential pardons, the two turkeys will join Super Bowl stars and other celebrities by “Going to Disney World” for a celebratory parade in their honor on Nov. 22. The pair will be flown first-class to Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. to star in the Thanksgiving Day parade on Nov. 22 in the Magic Kingdom park. On Nov. 16, Mickey Mouse joined National Turkey Federation chairman Ted Seger in the ceremony to introduce the 2007 National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate. Both of the tom turkeys were raised at Ten Star Ranch. They are 21-weeks old and weigh approximately 45 pounds each. U.S. President Harry S. Truman was the first Commander-in-Chief to be presented with a Thanksgiving turkey (in 1947) by the National Turkey Federation. This year