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A Turkey Day Trivia Trilogy

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Trivia time #1

Rain or shine

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is as dependable as a turkey dinner on Thanksgiving since it began in 1924. That's because it's only been canceled three times ever. In which years was it canceled, and why?

Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

Trivia time #2

Pardon me

Prior to President George H.W. Bush, U.S. Presidents only sporadically pardoned Thanksgiving turkeys. Who was the first to spare a turkey from its holiday fate?

Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

Trivia time #3

Call me

Made famous in a season 3 episode of The West Wing, which company's hotline has the answers to all your turkey-related queries?

Photo source: Flickr

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What would Thanksgiving be with a feast shared between generations of family?

Photo source: Photomyne user Will J.

1. The parade was canceled in 1942-44 due to World War II.
2. Legend has it that President Abraham Lincoln was the first turkey-pardoning president after his son begged for the turkey to be saved.
3. The Butterball Hotline
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