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President Obama and the first family to visit Yosemite National Park

President Obama and the first family to visit Yosemite National Park

The National Park Service is turning 100 in August this year and to celebrate the vast beauty of America’s wildlands, the first family will tour Yosemite this weekend.

President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their two daughters, Malia and Sasha, will be arriving in Atwater, Calif., on Friday evening. The next day, Obama will deliver remarks at Yosemite National Park.

“I want to make sure that the American people are able to enjoy the incredible national parks, the incredible beauty, the mountains, the oceans that have been one of the greatest gifts that we have ever received,” Obama said in a

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