April 5, 2010
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America: The Fairy Tale Alive and Well

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Thought it might be a good time for a fantasy break.

Except for the green eggs being upside down, gotta love how the Obamas morph with the holidays. This idyllic and sing-songy Easter portrait celebrates America’s first pastel family in the White House. And then, leave it to Disney to claim the trail of the Space Shuttle for Cinderella.

(photo 1: Charles Dharapak/AP. President Barack Obama holds “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss as he hosted the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, Monday, April 5, 2010, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Also pictured are first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia Obama. photo 2: Kent Phillips/Disney via Getty Images. caption: In this handout photo provided by Disney, the sunrise over Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom creates a multi-colored effect in the sky as the sun shines through the trail left after Space Shuttle Discovery launched from nearby Cape Canaveral on April 5, 2010 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. At 6:21 a.m. EDT, Space Shuttle Discovery lifted off from Cape Canveral, Florida with the crew of STS-131.)

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