The White House did not name the organization to which the swing set was donated. Malia Obama was 10 and Sasha Obama was 7 when they came home from school on March 4, , to find the surprise gift from their parents erected just a short distance from the Oval Office. The family had lived in the White House for just a few months at the time, following Barack Obama's November election victory. They came down with Dad and Mom. The playground equipment, paid for by the Obamas, included three swings, a slide, a green canvas-covered loft, a tire swing, a small climbing wall and a ship's wheel. The Obamas also had a small picnic table installed to the side of the swing set, with small plates engraved with the names of all 44 presidents.
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White House donates Obama daughters' swing set
The playset positioned outside the Oval Office in March for youngsters Malia and Sasha has been removed. Photos: Malia and Sasha Obama: present. Barack Obama, then a Democratic presidential hopeful, addresses voters at a January rally in Des Moines, Iowa, accompanied by his wife, Michelle, and daughters Malia and Sasha, then 9 and 6, respectively. Click through the gallery to see how the Obama girls grew up before the nation after their father's election as President. Hide Caption.
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