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Video: Obama's Christmas message

22 December 2012 Last updated at 13:46 GMT

US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have recorded their annual Christmas message.

In it, they wish everyone a Merry Christmas and thank America's troops for their service to the country.

The Obama family left Washington DC on Friday and boarded a plane to Hawaii where they're spending Christmas.

Watch the video above to see the Obama's festive message.