Kindergartener Gets School Absence Pardon From President

President Obama writes ultimate excuse note to 5-year-old Alanah Poullard's teacher.
1:46 | 09/22/13

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show up for kindergarten that day. It was the tweet that went out this last week from the white house. The president toutering over that little visitor. 5-year-old alanah, her mother, a wounded warrior still recovering. And her dad couldn't believe president. She jumped into his arms, threw her arms around his neck. And they were 50 feet away, i have no idea what they said. Reporter: While he doesn't know what they said, he knows what the president wrote to her teacher. "Please excuse alanah from school. She was with me." She may not understand it now, but ten years from now, it will hit her. Reporter: And she says, before the president gave her that note, she gahe gave some advice. He said, don't give it to the teacher. Just show it to your teacher. Reporter: It turns out other young faces followed that advice before. That's tyler sullivan right in. The president, pulling out a sharpie. He says, do you want me to write an excuse note? What is your teacher's name. He wrote, please excuse tyler. He was with me. Barack obama, the president. Reporter: Right there alongside the trophies, it's been framed. President obama is not the first to share executive privilege with the little one. George w. Bush helping this little girl from queens new york. She had written her own note, her own excuse, writing, I had a scheduled appointment with the president. I'm be missing school. President george w. Bush signing his name, adding, this is true! . And tonight, add one more little girl, beaming in her blue dress, scoring a rare presidential pardon. Sure beats the dog ate my homework. She looked dazzling in that

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