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President Bush to Pardon Thanksgiving Turkeys

Tuesday is scheduled to be a lucky day for two turkeys designated as the official U.S. national Thanksgiving turkey and its alternate.

President Bush is scheduled to give the turkeys the traditional Thanksgiving pardon during a ceremony at the White House.

The two turkeys will later be flown to Disneyland in California to be part of the holiday display and will also serve as honorary grand marshals for Disneyland's Thanksgiving Day parade on Thursday.

They will spend the rest of their lives at a Disneyland ranch.

For the past 15 years, the national Thanksgiving turkey and its alternate have been retired to a farm just outside Washington, D.C., in Virginia.

Millions of Americans traditionally enjoy a roasted turkey meal on this Thursday's Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Some information for this report provided by AP.