President Obama Lit The National Christmas Tree And Then Danced On Stage

President Obama threw the switch Friday outside the White House.

1. Obama lit the National Christmas Tree Friday at the White House.

2. So it’s now on.

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3. The lady from Glee was there.

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4. And performers included Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey and Janelle Monae.

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5. Michelle Obama read a book with a Muppet.

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6. And everyone danced onstage, including President Obama.

7. The end.

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8. Here’s video of the ceremony.

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