US First Lady Receives
White House Christmas Tree
November 28, 2011
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama received the official White House
Christmas tree Friday.
Mrs. Obama inspected the tree with daughters Sasha and Malia and family
dog Bo, after it was delivered on a horse-drawn carriage.
After walking around the nearly 5.8-meter tree, the Obamas gave a
thumbs-up signifying their approval.
The tree comes from a Wisconsin farming couple, Sue and Tom Schroeder,
who won a contest run by the National Christmas Tree Association to earn
The association says its members have presented the official tree for
display in the White House Blue Room since 1966.
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