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Old 11-18-2007, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Thanksgiving Actually Began in Virginia, and It Featured Pork.

For 60 years, the president of the United States has stepped into the Rose Garden around Thanksgiving and pardoned a turkey.

This year, President Bush should pardon a pig as well.

Why? It's a long, mistaken history.

Most Americans believe the first Thanksgiving held by English colonists was in Massachusetts, where the meal supposedly featured turkey.

ABC News: Thanksgiving Porker? Pardon the Pig
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