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Watch: Virginia Living Museum holds annual turkey pardoning ceremony

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Posted at 9:39 AM, Nov 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-22 11:32:30-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Virginia Living Museum pardoned a group of wild turkeys for the eighth year during a ceremony on Wednesday.

Newport News Vice Mayor Tina Vick pardoned four turkeys, one male and three hens. They were fed a delicious meal of cracked corn while they were officially pardoned.

The White House held their famous turkey pardoning ceremony on Tuesday. President Trump pardoned the National Thanksgiving Turkey, a 47-pound turkey from Minnesota named Drumstick.