PHOTOS: 2017 White House Easter Egg Roll

Children gathered to roll Easter eggs, hear stories and join in activities Monday during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn.

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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 17: Children pose for photographs with one of the costumed Easter Bunny characters during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House said 21,000 people are expected to attend the annual tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Sisters (L-R) Emersyn, Gwenyth and Peytin Burningham of Salt Lake City, Utah, roll colored eggs down the White House South Lawn during the 139th Easter Egg Roll April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Sesame Street's Elmo makes an appearance during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House said 21,000 people were expected to attend the annual tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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NBC's Al Roker is joined by the Washington National's Racing Presidents during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Children pose for photographs with one of the costumed Easter Bunny characters during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House said 21,000 people were expected to attend the annual tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Costumed characters, including the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Cat in the Hat and the Very Hungry Caterpillar, participate in the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House said 21,000 people were expected to attend the annual tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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First lady Melania Trump (C) delivers remarks from the Truman Balcony with President Donald Trump and their son, Barron Trump. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Ten-month-old Joseph Montgomery David Rosner and his mother, Leslie Greene, of Centreville, Virginia, roll a colored egg down the White House South Lawn during the 139th Easter Egg Roll April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Costumed characters await visitors during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Three-year-old Carter Lim of Vienna, Virginia, rolls an colored egg down the White House South Lawn during the 139th Easter Egg Roll April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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First lady Melania Trump reads "Party Animals" by Kathie Lee Gifford during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Families pose for photographs with one of the costumed Easter Bunny characters during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House said 21,000 people are expected to attend the annual tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Thousands of dyed eggs are ready to be rolled by children during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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White House Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway and her family arrive for the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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A young guest prepares to roll his Easter Egg during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump and his family, including Donald Trump Jr., Tiffany Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Barron Trump, Lara Yunaska and Eric Trump kick off a egg roll race during the 139th Easter Egg Roll. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump speaks from the Truman Balcony with first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron Trump. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron Trump, at the 139th Easter Egg Roll. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump shows a coloring sheet to children he joined at a craft table during the 139th Easter Egg Roll. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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First lady Melania Trump reads to children from the book "Party Animals" during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron Trump, put their hands over their hearts as "The Star Spangled Banner" is sung during the 139th Easter Egg Roll. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Young guests in Easter bonnets prepare to roll their Easter eggs during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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A young guest rolls her Easter egg during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer reads to children from the book "How to Catch the Easter Bunny" during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions reads to children from the book "It's Not Easy Being a Bunny" during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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