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The Obamas Bid A Nostalgic Farewell To World Stage After Eight Years

By Kim Bussing on January 17, 2017
The Obamas Bid A Nostalgic Farewell To World Stage After Eight Years

On January 20, after eight years in office, President Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, daughters, Malia and Sasha, and dogs, Bo and Sunny, will leave the White House to President-elect Donald Trump. In his January 10 farewell address, the US leader reflected on his legacy and encouraged Americans to remain optimistic about the country’s future.

White House Celebrates Nation's 238th And Malia Obama's Sweet 16th Birthday!

By Kavi Dolasia on July 4, 2014
White House Celebrates Nation's 238th And Malia Obama's Sweet 16th Birthday!

Though July 4th, the day our incredible country was 'born' is always celebrated with great abandon at the White House, this year's celebration is even more special. That's because in addition to the nation's 238th birthday, today also happens to be First daughter Malia Obama's, sweet sixteen.

'I Have A Dream' - Four Simple Words That Galvanized A Nation

By Meera Dolasia on August 26, 2013
'I Have A Dream' - Four Simple Words That Galvanized A Nation

During his short but effective life as preacher and civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. gave many speeches. However the one that seemed to resonate with the entire country, race notwithstanding, was the one he delivered fifty years ago on August 28th, 1963, whilst standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

Malia And Sasha Enjoy The (Rare) Perks Of Being America's 'First Kids'

By Meera Dolasia on January 25, 2013
Malia And Sasha Enjoy The (Rare) Perks Of Being America's 'First Kids'

While spending eight years in the White House may sound glamorous, life for Malia and Sasha Obama cannot be that much fun. After all, which teen/tween likes to sit through long boring speeches, be constantly hounded by the media and worst of all, have some secret service agent constantly watching all their movements? But, every now and again the job of being America's 'first girls' does bring some perks - One of which happens to be the 'Kid's Inauguration Ball', a tradition started by President Obama, where the girls get to invite and hobnob with music stars of their choice.

President Barack Obama's 2nd-Term Begins With A Full Plate

By Meera Dolasia on January 20, 2013
President Barack Obama's 2nd-Term Begins With A Full Plate

Four years ago, President Barack Obama made history when he was sworn in as the first African American President of the United States of America. This morning, he once again took the oath to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.". The private swearing-in ceremony was even more significant this time around, because it affirmed that Americans are truly all about electing the best man (or woman) for the job, regardless of his/her creed or color.

President Obama And Family Host The 134th Easter Egg Roll

By Meera Dolasia on April 9, 2012
President Obama And Family Host The 134th Easter Egg Roll

This morning, 35,000 lucky kids and their parents from all across America were invited to the White House to participate in the 134th Annual Easter Egg Roll, hosted by President Obama and his family.

Happy 50th Birthday, Mr. President!

By Meera Dolasia on August 4, 2011
Happy 50th Birthday, Mr. President!

Today, August 4th, is President Obama's 50th birthday and while that may seem ancient to most of you, he is the nation's 5th youngest president ever - behind Ulysses S. Grant, John Kennedy, Bill Clinton and Theodore Roosevelt and only the third one to spend his 50th birthday in the Oval Office. So how is celebrating this momentous occasion? Here is the lowdown.

Happy Birthday To America And First Daughter, Malia

By Meera Dolasia on July 4, 2010
Happy Birthday To America And First Daughter, Malia

July 4th, 2010 marks two fun events - the 234th birthday of The United States of America and, the 12th birthday of first daughter, Malia Obama. So how are they celebrating? While the details of the first are well-known, the second celebration is one we can only speculate about.

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