Ala. Governor to Again Pardon Clyde the Turkey

Nov 14, 2012

Clyde the Turkey will live to see another day.

The Bates Family Farm in Greenville donates Clyde the Turkey.
Credit Bates House of Turkey

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley will continue a decades-old Alabama tradition Wednesday when he pardons Clyde the turkey.

First Lady Dianne Bentley will join the governor at noon for the pardoning ceremony at the Governor's Mansion in Montgomery. The governor and first lady will reflect on the meaning of Thanksgiving during the ceremony,

The turkey comes from the Bates Family Farm, which provides turkeys for the Bates House of Turkey restaurant in Greenville.

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