Massive Sunny and Bo replicas are the best White House holiday decor

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Throughout the Obama administration, replicas of Sunny and Bo, the Obamas’ very cute Portuguese Water Dogs, have graced the East Wing of the White House during the holidays. 

And this year’s First Dog statues are particularly festive. And large.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 29: Holiday decorations featuring the likeness of first dogs Bo (R) and Sunny (L) are seen in the White House November 29, 2016 in Washington, DC. "The Gift of the Holidays" is the theme of this year's White House holiday decorations.

WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 29: Holiday decorations featuring the likeness of first dogs Bo (R) and Sunny (L) are seen in the White House November 29, 2016 in Washington, DC. “The Gift of the Holidays” is the theme of this year’s White House holiday decorations.

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Obama’s final Thanksgiving message is a touching tribute to his daughters

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After pardoning his last turkey, President Barack Obama has a final Thanksgiving message from the Oval Office. 

In a Facebook post on Thursday morning, Obama reminisced about his daughters’ growth during his family’s time in the White House. He also posted photos of Malia and Sasha Obama over the past eight years. 

When Obama took office, Malia was 10 and Sasha was 7. Today, Malia is 18 and Sasha is 15. 

“For me, this house has served as the backdrop to the tough decisions and trying times that often characterize the Presidency. But it’s also been home — it’s where Michelle and I have watched our daughters grow into the funny, smart, humble, and extraordinary young women they are today,” Obama wrote.  Read more…

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