[Washington, D.C., November 25. Image via AP]

President Barack Obama, right, speaks as he pardons a turkey, Courage, left, with daughters Sasha Obama, 8, and Malia Obama, 11, the day before Thanksgiving, during a ceremony in the North Portico of the White House in Washington Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)


[Washington, D.C., November 25. Image via Getty]

US President Barack Obama (C), alongside mother-in-law Marian Robinson (R), picks up a child as he helps to hand out food as part of baskets for the needy at Martha's Table in Washington, DC, on November 25, 2009, the day before the Thanksgiving holiday. Martha's Table is a non-profit organization that provides food, shelter and clothing to those in need. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)