US First Lady Michelle Obama reads “The Night Before Christmas” during the 2009 National Christmas Tree Lighting on December 03, 2009 in Washington, DC.
President Barack Obama greets Santa Claus played by Brad Oscar at the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama greets children before she reads the story “The Night Before Christmas” to them during the annual National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Ellipse December 3, 2009 in Washington, DC. Lighting the National Christmas Tree is a yearly tradition for the President of the United State during the holiday season.
Malia Obama, Sasha Obama and Michelle Obama attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at President’s Park on December 3, 2009 in Washington DC.
US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama with daughters Sasha (L) and Malia (R) arrive on stage for the 2009 National Christmas Tree Lighting on December 03, 2009 in Washington, DC.
U.S. President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha smile during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on the Ellipse in Washington December 3, 2009.