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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the President on the Feast of the Nativity

To those of the Orthodox Christian faith who are celebrating the Great Feast of the Nativity today, Michelle and I wanted to extend our warmest wishes to you and your family. The holiday season is a time to reflect upon and cherish what’s most important in life: our most deeply held values, the love of friends and family, and the bond of community and country.  May this continue to be a time of fellowship and generosity to our fellow citizens.