White House Easter Egg Roll preview

Thousands are expected to descend upon the South Lawn to partake in the annual tradition. ABC News' Kenneth Moton has the details.
1:46 | 04/22/19

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The White House is ready to a role. It's. Thousands of children are set to trample the president's war on for the beloved tradition of the White House Easter egg roll I've seen this case at their high and competitive. More than 30000 guests are expected to take part in the festivities. And bear witness his children attempt to race across the White House South Lawn while balancing act on wooden spoons. President drop in the First Lady your hosting the event for the third time but the idea was first cuts more than 140 years ago under president Rutherford B. Hayes. In the years since first ladies have put their own stamp on the festivities. We have first would he Pat Nixon to think for the adorable egg roll races. And Nancy Reagan started the tradition of handing out those paint it wouldn't eggs as souvenirs new this year the first lady's office says there will be a game of musical eggs. It Easter adaptation of musical cheers. There were also be an egg hunt cookie decorating and of course an appearance by the real star of the show the Easter Bunny. Mrs. trump also incorporate her be best initiative with the station for children to send postcards of kindness to family friends and members of the military. So it's going to be a fun time out there on the South Lawn edited 4000 eggs been donated this year by the American egg board. Also we're waiting to see what that Easter Bunny looks like the cut in the. He asked you sometimes a little. Less friendly than you'd imagine varieties about the real good he looks like. Who will be there it's only the fun time in the children always love it so my school to see how the First Lady is got to put her spent on it bringing her be best initiative then. Kids seeking opportunity to write nice part of that the president Omar con Wilson and we will seem likely to read it.

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