The 2010 Easter Egg Roll

30,000 people from all 50 states and DC visited the South Lawn of the White House today for this year’s Easter Egg Roll. There was singing, dancing, reading and, of course, plenty of Easter egg rolling.

Take a look at the 2010 Easter Egg Roll photo gallery, thanks to the White House Photo Office, featuring some Easter Egg Roll classics and the current cast of Glee:
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Watch a video of the President and First Lady welcome thousands of children and their families to their backyard:
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More than a dozen readers stopped by the Storytime Stage to share favorite children's book with kids gathered on the South Lawn. All of the books read on the Storytime Stage were checked out from DC public libraries, and will be returned on time! See some of the highlights:

Author J.K. Rowling reads from her book "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone."

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Actress Reese Witherspoon reads "The Best Pet of All" by David Larochelle.

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President Obama reads “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss.

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Actors Cole & Dylan Sprouse read "Jeremy Draws a Monster" by Peter McCarty.

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