PHOTOS: The Obamas Greet Trick-Or-Treaters At The White House


President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama handed out Halloween treats to children of military families Thursday on the South Lawn of the White House.

President Barack Obama, center, first lady Michelle Obama and her mother Marian Robinson, far left, hand out Halloween treats as they welcome local children and children of military families to ‘trick-or-treat.’ 

Actors portraying the Bride-of-Frankenstein, left, Frankenstein, center, and Glinda, the Good Witch of the North from the Movie ‘The Wizard of Oz’ are seen on the South Lawn.

Halloween decorations representing the first dogs Sunny, left, dressed as a sunflower, and Bo, right, dressed as pirate, are seen in front of the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden of the White House.

Images via the Associated Press.


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