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The First Lady Visits the Children's National Medical Center

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First Lady Michelle Obama spreads holiday cheer on a vistit with children and families at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
First Lady Michelle Obama visits with children and families during a Christmas holiday program

First Lady Michelle Obama, with Bo, visits with children and families during a Christmas holiday program at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

First Lady Michelle Obama stopped by the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. last week to spread some holiday cheer. At her side as she greeted the children and their families was the First Dog, Bo.

In the spirit of the season, the First Lady read the classic “’Twas the Night before Christmas.” She also answered the children’s questions on topics ranging from her favorite holiday traditions to what she is getting the President for Christmas to how Santa gets past the Secret Service to visit the White House every year.

Does he have to go through Secret Service?  Well, Santa is probably one of the only people in the world that has his own Secret Service pass.  I mean, everybody knows Santa -- even the Secret Service.  So they give him a pass.

First Lady Michelle Obama reads “’Twas the Night Before Christmas”

First Lady Michelle Obama, with Bo, the Obama family dog on her lap, reads “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” during a Christmas holiday program at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

 
To see the complete White House Holidays coverage, visit WhiteHouse.gov/holidays