December 24th, 2011
11:10 PM ET

First lady helps track Santa on Christmas Eve

(CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama got into the Christmas spirit Saturday by helping field phone calls from excited children eagerly tracking Santa and his sleigh full of toys across the world.

"I've spotted a little dot, flashing dot that is over - right now, Santa's sleigh is over the country of Latvia. And he's delivering toys there," Obama told three siblings. "It looks like he's got all nine reindeer with him. And it looks like that sleigh is pretty full - yep, that's what the experts here are saying."

Obama took the phone calls from Hawaii where the first family is vacationing for Christmas.

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