President Barack Obama was spotted out this past Saturday shopping with his teen daughters. This past Saturday was Small Business Saturday. It is an annual day set aside encouraging consumers to shop small. It was started in 2010 by American Express.
They visited Politics and Prose in Washington to purchase books for their at home collection. The President reportedly chatted at length with several customers, while his daughters, Sasha and Malia, browsed.
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He went to the cashier to make his purchase after about 20 minutes. As he left the shop, the President wished everyone a “great holiday,” and customers applauded.
The first family reportedly purchased these books:
“Half Brother” by Kenneth Oppel “Heart of a Samurai” by Margi Preus “Flora and Ulysses” by Kate DiCamillo “Jinx” by Sage Blackwood “Lulu and the Brontosaurus” by Judith Viorst and Lane Smith “Ottoline and the Yellow Cat” by Chris Riddell “Moonday” by Adam Rex “Journey” by Aaron Becker “The Lowland” by Jhumpa Lahiri “Red Sparrow” by Jason Matthews “Harold and the Purple Crayon” by Crockett Johnson “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena” by Anthony Marra “The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance” by David Epstein “Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football” by Nicholas Dawidoff “Ballad of the Sad Cafe: And Other Stories” by Carson McCullers “My Antonia” by Willa Cather “Ragtime” By E.L. Doctorow “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini “Buddha in the Attic” by Julie Otsuka “All That Is” by James Salter “Wild: From Lost to Found On the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed
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