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Sasha Obama recital, Michelle 'mom dancing': A weekend of First Family moves

Sasha Obama recital: President Obama took an hour off to be Dad at his youngest daughter's dance recital while a video of Michelle Obama  'mom dancing' with Jimmy Fallon went viral.

By Staff and wires / February 24, 2013

First Family dance: This weekend Michelle Obama's "Mom Dancing" video went viral, and President Obama took time off to go to Sasha's dance recital. Here, the first lady, center, danced on the "The Dr. Oz Show" with New Jersey third gradersand host Mehmet Oz. The episode will air on Feb. 28.

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Even as Michelle Obama’s “Mom Dancing” video with Jimmy Fallon was going viral this weekend, Sasha Obama’s dance recital was not to be missed: President Obama took an hour out of his schedule last night to attend his youngest daughter's dance recital at an arts center in suburban Maryland.

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The White House said 11-year-old Sasha performed during a recital Saturday evening at the Music Center at Strathmore, a nonprofit arts center in North Bethesda, Md.

Mr. Obama, who told People magazine in Decemeber that he has a penchant for dancing Gangam Style to embarrass his daughters,  returned to the White House about an hour after arriving at the arts center.

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