President Barack Obama pardons the 2012 National Thanksgiving Turkey Cobbler as daughters Sasha Obama and Malia Obama, right, and National Turkey Federation Chairman Steve Willardsen (L) look on during a Rose Garden event on Nov. 21, 2012 at the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Pardons Turkey: ‘They Say Life Is Full Of Second Chances’

President Barack Obama pardoned two turkeys in an annual Thanksgiving rite on Wednesday, saying he wanted to offer the birds a second chance.