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The White House
Office of the First Lady
For Immediate Release

Remarks by the First Lady at Arrival of the 2016 White House Christmas Tree

MRS. OBAMA:  What do you think?

CHILD:  It's great.

MRS. OBAMA:  It's great.  Should we accept it?

CHILD:  Yes.

MRS. OBAMA:  I think we're good.

These are our replacement kids.  (Laughter.) This is what happens when you get teenagers.  One is asleep -- these two are up.  (Laughter.)  It's what we got now.

Good job, guys.  Christmas begins!  The holidays start!  We're ready -- our last one.  We're excited about it.

Congratulations to our award winners here.  Thank you, guys.

All right, our work here is done.

CHILD:  That was easy.

MRS. OBAMA:  It's easy.  The easiest part of the holiday season.

All right, you guys.  Happy holidays.  Happy Thanksgiving.  We'll see you around.