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First glimpse of White House holiday decorations

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Lauren Rae, left, and Olivia Marlow look at the ornaments on a Christmas tree in the Grand Foyer during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations. The first lady welcomed military families to the White House for a viewing of the decorations.

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Christmas decorations in the China room during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations.

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A nearly 300-pound gingerbread White House on display at the State Dining Room on Nov. 28. A stuffed replica of Bo, the presidential dog, is at lower left.

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Christmas trees in the State Dining Room.

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First lady Michelle Obama reacts as she participates in craft activities with children of military families at the State Dining Room after a preview of the 2012 White House holiday decorations.

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First lady Michelle Obama speaks in the East Room during a preview of the 2012 White House holiday decorations on Nov. 28. The first lady welcomed military families for the first viewing.

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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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