President and Mrs. Obama Give Christmas Address to Nation

Posted on December 26, 2013

President and Mrs. Obama give 2013 Christmas Addresss

President and Mrs. Obama addressed the nation for their annual Christmas message. They talked about the theme of "Gather Around" at the White House which honors military families and their sacrifices. They wished everyone a Merry Christmas and sent a special message to veterans for teh holiday. The President said fewer troops are stationed out of the country this Christmas than at any time in the past decade. They urged Americans to give back this holiday season and to follow Christ's teachings and be a good neighbor to those who are less fortunate, to feed the hungry and look after the sick. The president said those values are important, regardless of one's religion. Take a look:

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