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Jenna Bush Hager Showed Obama's Kids Around the White House

Jenna Bush Hager Reflected on Showing Obama's Daughters the "Secrets" of the White House

Now that Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the 2020 election, the White House transition in January is on many Americans' minds. Mom of three and former first daughter Jenna Bush Hager is reflecting on the time she spent showing Malia and Sasha Obama around the White House for the very first time. She shared a series of heartwarming photos from 2008 — which serve as a moving example of two presidential families coming together — to Instagram documenting the experience.

"Twelve years ago (!!!) today—I drove from my job teaching in Baltimore to meet my mom and sister in DC to show the next residents of this house their new home," Jenna wrote in her caption. "Barbara and I taught the girls how to slide down the banister and all the secrets of the White House we loved as little girls—the best hiding spots, the movie theatre, and bowling alley. We showed them our rooms that would soon be theirs. Twelve years! PS I love my 'teacher outfit' it makes me nostalgic for that time."

This isn't the only time Jenna has acted as a mentor to Sasha and Malia. In 2016, she and her sister, Barbara, wrote a moving letter to the girls welcoming them into the former First Children Club. "Now you are about to join another rarified club, one of former First Children—a position you didn't seek and one with no guidelines," they said. "But you have so much to look forward to. You will be writing the story of your lives, beyond the shadow of your famous parents, yet you will always carry with you the experiences of the past eight years."

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