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Michelle Obama tracking Santa Claus on Christmas Eve

WASHINGTON–First Lady Michelle Obama talked to kids Tuesday as they were tracking Santa Claus’ travels on Christmas Eve through NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado.

Mrs. Obama chatted with kids around the country for about 30 minutes as Christmas Eve started in eastern time zones. She’s been making the Christmas Eve Santa tracking calls for the past four years. Mrs. Obama spoke to children from the First Family vacation home in Hawaii.

You can follow: @NORADSanta.

From the White House: “The NORAD Tracks Santa program has grown immensely since first presented on the Internet in 1998. The website receives millions of unique visitors from hundreds of countries and territories around the world. In addition, a live Operations Center is occupied for 25 hours with more than 1,200 volunteers each year who receive hundreds of thousands of phone calls and emails from families around the world.”