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We're thankful for Bruce Cooper

Tuesday is "Coop's" last Turkey Tuesday before retirement. Coop talks to Jerry Colangelo before the big day.

Arizona sports legend Jerry Colangelo dropped in on Bruce Cooper ahead of his last Turkey Tuesday before Coop retires next year.

Colangelo made Arizona a major sports state with his roles with the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Arizona Rattlers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Coyotes and the Arizona Sandsharks soccer.

12 News' Bruce Cooper announced in August that he will be retiring in 2020 after the Olympics.

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Colangelo surprised Coop with a turkey to donate to Turkey Tuesday for St. Vincent de Paul. Coop has been instrumental in that turkey drive's success through the years.

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You can also be a part of Coop's last Turkey Tuesday before he retires. Text TURKEY to 474747 to select your donation amount.