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WJLA, December 06, 2012

PHOTOS: National Christmas Tree lighting

The National Christmas Tree was lit by the Obama family Thursday night. James Taylor, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Jason Mraz, Colbie Caillat and Phillip Phillips were among the performers.

First lady Michelle Obama, left, and Rico Rodriguez, read "The Night Before Christmas" to children during the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington.

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