Image description: First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a tug of war with Jimmy Fallon during a taping of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on January 25. The First Lady was on the show to recognize the second anniversary the "Let’s Move!" initiative.
Photo by Chuck Kennedy, White House
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Image description: In June 2011, First Lady Michelle Obama met with Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa, at Mandela’s home in Houghton, South Africa.
The photo is part of Pete Souza’s picks for the year 2011 in images. Pete Souza is the Chief Official White House Photographer and Director of the White House Photography Office. View all of his 2011 photo selections.
Photo by Samantha Appleton, White House
Image description: Last night President Barack Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Marian Robinson lit the National Christmas Tree during a ceremony on the Ellipse in Washington, DC.
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Photos by Chuck Kennedy and Lawrence Jackson, the White House
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