First lady gives kids a special thrill for Christmas

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Kids anxious to learn when Santa would arrive got an update from a surprise guest this year when first lady Michelle Obama fielded their phone calls.

2012 White House holiday card stars Bo

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An artist from Iowa designed the official 2012 greeting, which features the Obamas’ Portuguese water dog traipsing through the snowy lawn of the White House.

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First glimpse of White House holiday decorations

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A stuffed replica of Bo, the presidential dog, wearing a Santa Claus hat at the White House.

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