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Philly’s leaders, athletes and famous folk are out and about this week distributing and, of course, posing with turkeys in anticipation of Thanksgiving. It’ll be hard to beat Mayor Michael Nutter’s closeup with a turkey mascot (see below), but hey, everyone else can try if they so choose.
Here are eight photos of Philadelphians giving the bird:
City Council President Darrell Clarke and Councilman Bill Greenlee handed out turkeys last week to seniors. LOOK HOW HAPPY SHE IS.
It’s turkey giveaway day @Darrell_Clarke @WalmartGiving @CeislerMedia @BillGreenlee215 pic.twitter.com/3mddp44Ec9
— LSH (@LSH1902) November 17, 2014
City councilman at-large David Oh is literally SURROUNDED BY TURKEYS.
Happy to give out 100 Thanksgiving dinners with @cmmarksquilla at United Healthcare on Broad & Mifflin Sts. pic.twitter.com/g1GGlQMl1r
— David Oh (@DavidOhPhilly) November 25, 2014
Cops <3 turkeys!
12th Dist Officers are all smiles as they begin their day delivering turkey dinners as part of #OperationThanksgiving pic.twitter.com/5osGFfVRkG — Philadelphia Police (@PhillyPolice) November 25, 2014
#OperationThanksgiving in the 26th Police District w Community Relations Officer José Dones #TurkeyDay @PhillyPolice pic.twitter.com/QDnfU1igqQ — Theresa Marley (@terrymarley) November 25, 2014
City councilman Kenyatta Johnson looking cool AF while helping give out four hundo turkeys.
With my friend Ms. Pat and many others from the 2nd District giving away over 400 turkeys. pic.twitter.com/ZR8gW6Wxlk
— Kenyatta Johnson (@CouncilmanKJ) November 23, 2014
And don’t forget about the athletic Philly celebs who got in on the turkey goodness.
Eagles defensive end Taylor Hart packs up turkeys along with his teammates:
Check out the rest of the photos of Eagles packing up Thanksgiving food here.
Annnnnd the Flyers, too:
But no one will beat Mayor Nutter in what could possibly go down as the closeup of the year:
.@Michael_Nutter get some turkey time in at @JDeBella‘s annual Turkey Drop pic.twitter.com/F95pc9sSUB
— Molly Eichel (@PhillyGossipDN) November 25, 2014