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Food, football and charity: Thanksgiving with the Obamas

26 November 2010 Last updated at 12:47 GMT

President Obama has given an insight into how he and his family spend Thanksgiving - and some of it includes food and football.

For the second year running he and Michelle, accompanied by two children Malia and Sasha, also worked at a charity which helps the needy by providing food and clothing.

After the pardoning of the turkey, the President went to the Washington charity, Martha's Table, to hand out turkey and pumpkin pies.

During his weekly address, he also gave an insight into what Thanksgiving is like with the Obamas.