Dear President Obama,

I want to tell you hi. Do you work with Santa Claus? Can I meet you in your house? Can I say bye to you after I meet you? And then can I meet you again? And then again after that?

Sergio Magana, age 5
San Francisco

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Dear Barack Obama,

You are one of my friends. I cannot believe you are president. In our community, you’re the best guy I’ve ever seen. You rock the whole world. I cannot believe you did such an awesome job.


Jennifer Navarreto, age 10

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Dear Obama,

If you were going to make up a holiday, what would it be? If you were going to make a law, what would it be? I liked you before you were even president. I’m friends with Jerey Best, the girl that was on CNN and also sent you a letter.


Lauren Solomon, age 11
Los Angeles

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Dear President Obama,

I think that this year you will have to do a lot of work. One thing that you will have to do is to make school more important for everyone. That way, kids will always do a good job. If I were the president, I would work really hard to change Boston and other cities. I would make the world very smart. I would make all of the world work really hard and always do the best job that they can.

Gabriela Quezada, age 7