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Pirate Bo Obama! White House throws a spooktacular Halloween 

Nov. 1, 2013 at 10:54 AM ET

Halloween decorations representing the first dogs Sunny, left, dressed as a sunflower, and Bo, right, dressed as pirate, are seen in front of the Jacq...
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The White House decked out statues of first dogs Sunny, left, dressed as a sunflower, and Bo, right, dressed as pirate, in front of the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden on Thursday.

The White House pulled out all the stops for 5,000 trick-or-treaters celebrating Halloween Thursday.

There was sheer awesomeness, like Pirate Bo and Sunflower Sunny, and only one offering worthy of an egging: Dried fruit was included among the goodies. But luckily, it was sandwiched among M&Ms, jelly beans, Reese’s and orange-iced cookies baked by White House pastry chef Bill Yosses and his team.

The annual event is held for military families and area schools. 

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) and first lady Michelle Obama (L) give Halloween treats to visiting children at the White House in Washington, Oct...
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The first couple hands out treats to the cute kiddos. We just can't stop looking at that banana lady.


epa03931793 US President Barack Obama (C), First Lady Michelle Obama and her mother Marian Robinson (L) welcome treat-or-treating local children and c...
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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and her mother Marian Robinson, left, welcome trick-or-treaters.
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 31:  A The South Portico of the White House is decorated for Halloween October 31, 2013 in Washington, DC. Later this evening...
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The South Portico of the White House gets made over with spiders and cobwebs.


Actors portraying the Bride-of-Frankenstein, left, Frankenstein, center, and Glinda, the Good Witch of the North from the Movie 'The Wizard of Oz' are...
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The Bride of Frankenstein, left, Frankenstein, center, and Glinda, the Good Witch of the North from "The Wizard of Oz" make an appearance.
A member of the White House staff holds out an example of the Halloween treat being handed out by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama...
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The treats handed out by the president and first lady, including some dried fruit.


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