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JANUARY 20, 2009

Sheep on the white house lawn in 1918
Dex

Posted by: Dex
6:52am

Today's the big day! We're getting a new president! Barack Obama is being sworn in, which means it's his first real day as Mr. President. What do you think he'll do first?

Izz

Posted by: Izz
6:58am

I don't know, but I hope he decides to use that big old White House lawn for something more than just growing grass. Maybe he'll get sheep and let them graze on the lawn!

Dex

Posted by: Dex
7:03am

Izz! That's the WHITE HOUSE you're talking about. Not just some guy's backyard!

Izz

Posted by: Izz
7:07am

Yeah, so what? Woodrow Wilson did it when he was President. The sheep mowed the lawn to save energy, and their wool was used too. And remember how San Francisco's City Hall turned their lawn into a veggie garden? You never know, maybe President Obama will like the idea.

Check out the Eat the View website where people have lots of ideas about how to make the white house lawn greener!