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Thousands flock to annual White House Easter Egg Roll

Thousands flock to annual White House Easter Egg Roll

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL:Throngs of children and parents gather on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 21, for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. Thousands of children are gathering at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will kick off the festivities on the White House South Lawn. This year's event features live music, cooking stations, storytelling, and of course, some Easter egg rolling. Photo: Associated Press/J. Scott Applewhite

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of children are gathering at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll.

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will kick off the festivities on the White House South Lawn.

This year’s event features live music, cooking stations, storytelling, and of course, some Easter egg rolling.

The president and his family celebrated Easter with a visit to a church a few miles from the White House.

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