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My Life as a Turkey


Animals  (tags: turkeys, wildlife, protection, animals, animaladvocates )

Jill
- 1124 days ago - pbs.org
"Based on his true story, My Life as a Turkey chronicles Hutto's remarkable and moving experience of raising a group of wild turkey hatchlings to adulthood."



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Joe Shults (37)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 7:28 am
Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 7:46 am
Thanks, noted.
 

James W. (268)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 10:12 am
Noted How can anyone eat this awesome bird?
 

Val G. (102)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 10:21 am
Thanks Jill:)
You can adopt a turkey instead of eating one...
Ellen Degeneres is the spoke person to an amazing sanctuary which, with a low amount of money, will offer protection and care to your turkey for the rest of his life...
Now, that's the true spirit of Thanksgiving to me:)
 

Shelli S. (363)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 11:05 am
Great story Jill-thanks for posting. Noted!
 

Tracey E. (87)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 11:14 am
THANKS JILL, I HAVE SEEN THIS ONE LAST WEEK. VERY COOL!! I WISH THAT ALL MAN KIND WOULD TREAT ALL ANIMALS WITH THE SAME RESPECT.
 

Penelope Ryan (175)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 11:48 am
Wish everyone would give up meat.
 

Henriette Matthijssen (148)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 12:37 pm
I adopted a turkey last year at the cost of $ 40.00 I recall off the top of my head. I do not eat my friends. All lives matter, as we treasure our own. All have a right to live life as they are intented too. Thanks Jill.
 

Gary A L. (137)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 1:01 pm
Thanks noted
 

Val G. (102)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 2:43 pm
Jill and Henriette: Actually it is 30$ for Adopt-A-Turkey Sanctuary Project...
Just posted a story about this:
http://www.care2.com/news/member/100555060/3025592
Thank you again Jill for posting your story :)
 

Charles B. (19)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 3:00 pm
Thank you Jill :)
 

Evelyn B. (79)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 6:37 pm
Noted Tks Jill......
 

Patricia E. G. (56)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 7:14 pm
Noted
Thank you Jill
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Saturday November 19, 2011, 9:56 pm
Noted Jill Thanks for the article..
 

Ruth S. (298)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 8:35 am
If only people would understand that eating animals is not good for you, and its taking someone life away, someone who wants to live!!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 8:59 am
Thank you Jill. My sentiment is that I do not eat anything that smiles, that includes every being on this earth. Veggies and fruit are my preference and I feel fantastic.
 

colleen p. (38)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 9:44 am
and then his "brother" beat him up.

and Inge. how would a clam smile?
 

Loreto V. (51)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 9:58 am
Thank you! Noted and will not eat turkey any more, unless invited and could not say no...
 

Alet Coetzee (59)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 10:23 am
Thank you, noted Jill.
 

Bob P. (424)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 11:14 am
Thanks Jill
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 11:44 am
How can anyone want to kill this and eat it?
 

michelle t. (41)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 12:50 pm
I amg lad that I am vegan.I could not eat an animal
 

April Thompson (2)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 3:37 pm
Noted!
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 3:51 pm
I saw this on PBS this week. It is a very interesting program. It had some sad parts. Watch it if you have a chance.
 

janet f. (31)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 5:25 pm
This show was on PBS. Very entertaining.
 

Anne K. (134)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 5:25 pm
My husband happened to tune into this documentary the other night on PBS and I saw quite a bit of it. He was impressed and recommended it to his friends.
 

Anne K. (134)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 5:35 pm
Loreto V. - If you are invited to eat a turkey and say "no", you can educate others.

Colleen - You obviously never saw the old National Beer ads. The clam smiles.
 

M Away M. (461)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 9:54 pm
Thank you Jill! I saw this one TV and was thinking NO WAY AM I having TURKEY at all! Actually, love salads, but did enjoy Turkey, after I saw the baby turkeys and the guy, I was a gonner and never to have Turkey meat again..Maybe it was on PBS...This guy raised a ton of baby turkeys and when they were talking my rescue was going nutty, thus I turned off the sound, but was totally interested!
 

. (1)
Monday November 21, 2011, 12:54 am
Noted. Thank you Jill.
 

Alistair Toomey (34)
Monday November 21, 2011, 4:58 am
noted .. thanks
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Monday November 21, 2011, 10:44 am
Thank you, Jill.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 29, 2011, 6:16 am
Heartwarming - thank you Jill
 

Teresa Cowley (274)
Sunday October 14, 2012, 6:09 am
Sounds like a wonderful show--I didn't know we could adopt a turkey--a fantastic idea!
Thanks for the post Jill.
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday October 14, 2012, 10:15 am
noted, thank you Jill!!
 

Holli Currie (11)
Sunday October 14, 2012, 3:44 pm
This is a great story. I wish we had more people in the world like this man.
 

Teresa GarcĂ­a (39)
Sunday October 14, 2012, 5:37 pm
Very interesting story. Thanks Jill!! :)
 

Suzanne L. (137)
Sunday October 14, 2012, 5:56 pm
TY Jill. Noted. I hope it will be shown again. BTW everyone - it's a PBS show. Let's hope that PBS isn't threatened.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Sunday October 14, 2012, 10:47 pm
Well, there won't be any turkey on his Thanksgiving dinner table.
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday October 15, 2012, 12:31 am
Thank you.
 

M Away M. (461)
Monday October 15, 2012, 12:46 am
This does have another go around Jill...and again, thank you for posting this!
 

Pat A. (116)
Monday October 15, 2012, 5:55 am
Wonderful article and trailer - should be a wonderful programme! Thanks Jill.
 
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