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Governors and Turkeys: A Thanksgiving Tradition

A Thanksgiving Ceremony

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A Thanksgiving Ceremony

After McDonnell's first tax tribute in 2010, his chef butchered the deer for the governor's family to enjoy as stew, the Washington Post reported. These photos are from the 2011 ceremony.