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Malia Obama is the oldest daughter of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. She joins a long legacy of children living in the White House, including most recently the Bush twins, Jenna Hager and Barbara Bush. Malia and younger sister Sasha currently attend the private Sidwell Friends Academy in Washington, D.C.
Photos of Malia Obama from the inauguration created a deal of interest in her dress, which was designed by J. Crew.
The Obama girls' quest for a puppy to join them in the White House as the "first pet" has gained a lot of attention. President Obama has said the dog must be hypoallergenic because Malia is allergic.
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The Obamas must do more than measure the drapes to put their stamp on the White House