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Watch: Michelle Obama Reads ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’

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Earlier this month, First Lady Michelle Obama paid a visit to the patients of Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. to spread some holiday cheeck in a tradition that dates as far back as the 1950s.

Michelle, accompanied by First Dog, Bo, read ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ to children. In the video, Bo hops onto Michelle’s lap right before she gets ready to start reading.

Watch her read below!

Pictured: First Lady Michelle Obama reads a Chritmas story while her dog Bo sits on her lap and 5-year-old AJ Murray (L), and 5-year-old Jordyn Akyoko sit nearby at Children’s National Medical Center on December 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)