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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Monday, the celebration will continue with the Easter egg roll on the White House lawn. The tradition dates back to 1878 and the presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes.

Thousands of families are getting up early to head down for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. It is expected to be a really exciting day with great weather.

This year's theme is Swing into Shape, Pop into Healthy.

The First Family and special guests, including American Idol winner Candice Glover, Miss America, Dr. Oz, and the cast of Sesame Street, will be there.

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