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The fate of two fowls, locked in a heated race for survival, rests in the hands of the American people. Each year, the president pardons a single turkey for Thanksgiving. This year, President Barack Obama turned to his more than 1.5 million Facebook fans to decide which bird to spare. Cobbler and Gobbler, two white-feathered, nearly identical turkeys, were born on the same day on a farm in Rockingham County, Va. Cobbler, whose slightly more orange-colored beak and self-assured posture seems to have wooed voters, was in the lead by a few hundred »


- Alexander C. Kaufman

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