Latest News Wires White House Easter egg roll: President, Mrs. Obama host annual children's event

White House Easter egg roll has been around since the late 19th century. The First Family played an active role in hosting the White House Easter egg roll this year.

By , Associated Press

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In an annual family-friendly rite of spring, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle kicked off the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, joining tens of thousands of youngsters and their parents in a day of racing, reading, sports and crafts on a breezy, sun-splashed South Lawn.