A New Jersey woman welcomed a new addition to her family by cooking a Thanksgiving dinner that included a flying bald eagle, a kangaroo and even a man dressed up as a Christmas tree. His name is Randall Lee, and he was first invited to the event 20 years ago. Part farmer, part vigilante, and all husband, Randall Lee was armed with a dead turkey he had pieced together by hand.
Following his original invitation, he returned every year to spread a love for things “outback” and the pumpkin pie he made with edible cat food. “We have more than enough emergency food,” he told NJ.com. His family could not have been happier to have him back.
He arrived dressed in an elaborate farm outfit with no underwear. “The animal side of the dinner, that was my dream,” he said. As it turned out, his wife and their children were thrilled to be welcoming him. “I had never experienced that before, ever,” Becky told ABC7. “It was just so beautiful. I would just come right away,” daughter Kelsey added. “When my dad comes home, that’s when we have an adventure.”
After one of the bird went missing, Randell’s next meal was to include the usual turkey and the family’s prized tradition of homemade pie. Sadly, the bird did not make it out of the kitchen alive, and so the turkey was cut up and given to their neighbors for Thanksgiving dinner next year. For now, Randall Lee has a whole new family to feast on — one whose Thanksgiving is already easier than the rest.
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