PHOTOS: Annual White House Easter Egg Roll

The Obama host the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House, a tradition started in 1878.

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President Obama walks out and waves with the Easter Bunny on the Truman Balcony during the White House Easter Egg Roll.
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Children participate in the White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington, Monday, April 6, 2015. Thousands of children gathered at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll.
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A girl in the crowd watches the festivities during the White House Easter Egg Roll, April 6, 2015. Thousands of children gathered at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll.
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President Obama makes a face as he reads "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak, during the White House Easter Egg Roll.
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Washington Wizards basketball player John Wall, right, congratulates President Barack Obama as they play on the basketball court on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington during the White House Easter Egg Roll, April 6, 2015.
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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave with the Easter Bunny as they greet families at the White House South Lawn.
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President Obama walks past a flowering Magnolia while attending the White House Easter Egg Roll.
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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and the Easter Bunny waves to guests as they host the White House Easter Egg Roll. This year's event features live music, cooking stations, storytelling, and of course, some Easter egg roll.
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President Barack Obama plays tennis during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the tennis court on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, April 6, 2015.
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: President Barack Obama (L) gives encouragement as first lady Michelle Obama helps a young participant during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people are expected to attend the 137-year-old tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: President Barack Obama (C) congratulates a participant during the White House Easter Egg Roll with first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L) on the South Lawn of the White House April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people are expected to attend the 137-year-old tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: President Barack Obama greets young guests during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people people are expected to attend the 137-year-old tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: First Lady Michelle Obama dances with members of the All Stars from from the television show "So You Can Dance" during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. President Obama and the first lady hosted thousands of children for the annual White House event dating back to 1876 that features live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling, as well as the annual Easter egg roll. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: President Barack Obama (L) blows a whistle to start the White House Easter Egg Roll with first lady Michelle Obama on the South Lawn of the White House April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people are expected to attend the 137-year-old tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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