Photos from the 2002 White House Easter Egg Roll
Last year the festivities were cancelled because of rain, making this year's festivities on the South Lawn, April 1, 2002, the first White House Easter Egg Roll of President George W. Bush's Administration.
Last year the festivities were cancelled because of rain, making this year's festivities on the South Lawn, April 1, 2002, the first White House Easter Egg Roll of President George W. Bush's Administration.
 
Children race to reach the finish line by rolling hard-boiled eggs across the South Lawn of the White House during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll April 1, 2002. Honoring an Easter tradition that President Rutherford B. Hayes started in 1878, President George W. Bush and Mrs. Bush opened the peoples' home to children, games and many rolling Easter eggs.
Last year the festivities were cancelled because of rain, making this year's festivities the first White House Easter Egg Roll of this administration.
Hopping from activity to activity, two girls stop to pet a real Easter bunny.
Laura Bush takes a moment for a little reader during one of the many story book hours at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 1. Several cabinet secretaries, such as Rod Paige and Norman Mineta, gave readings. Marc Brown, who wrote the children's book "Arthur Meets the President" was one of several authors who read their stories as well.
President George W. Bush greets an enthusiastic crowd of visitors on the South Lawn.
As the Easter Bunny poses for photos, a bald eagle makes an appearance courtesy of Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures.
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