20 Times The Obamas Were Thanksgiving Day Family Goals

From giving back to pardoning turkeys, the Obamas have been serving us family holiday goals for the past eight years. This Thanksgiving, we take a look back on the first family's time in the White House, all those big birds they gave a second chance and every time they used their privilege and power for the good of the people. Eight years of that amazing representation of a Black family is something to be thankful for. 

Essence Nov, 24, 2016

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U.S. President Barack Obama "pardons" Abe, a 42-pound male turkey during a ceremony with Jihad Douglas, chairman of the National Turkey Federation, in the Rose Garden at the White House November 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. In a tradition dating back to 1

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