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First Lady Is Presented With Official White House Christmas Tree

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First Lady Michelle Obama (2ndL), and her daughters Sasha (C) and Malia (L) are joined by Chris Botek (R) and his wife Brandi (2ndR) as the First Family receives the White House Christmas Tree for 2010, on November 26, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC. The 18 1/2 foot Douglas fir tree comes from Chris Botek’s tree farm in Lehighton, PA. (Photo by Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)

A military band played “Oh Christmas Tree” as the fir approached in the horse-drawn carriage, MSNBC reports.

The tree will be placed in the Blue Room of the White House, where thousands of people on public tours will pass through to see it on display.