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Bo and Sunny free Christmas collection distributed to the public during the eight years at the White House with the African American first family, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Sasha and Malia.

All Christmas crafts, activities and story books were created by artist and White House staff. These items are free to view, share, and download.

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