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The Group Hug Melania Had With Kids At The White House Will Warm Your Heart

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter

Melania Trump greeted children of military members at the White House Monday for the unveiling of the 2017 Christmas decorations.

The first lady walked in to the East Room in a gorgeous vanilla dress with a gold belt around her waist, as one of the children was overheard asking, “Are you the first lady?”

“She seriously looks like an angel,” another child exclaimed when they saw Trump during the Christmas event. (RELATED: Bae-Jing! Melania Rocks Asia With These Stunning Looks [SLIDESHOW]) 

“Merry Christmas,” the first lady said to the kids, as she embraced several of the children with a big group hug.

“Beautiful, like an angel,” another one of the kids shared.

US First Lady Melania Trump speaks with children as they make holiday decorations in the Green Room as she tours Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, DC, November 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US First Lady Melania Trump / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

This year’s theme, “Time-Honored Traditions,” was designed by the first lady to pay respect to 200 years of holiday traditions at the White House.

US First Lady Melania Trump hugs children in the East Room as she tours Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, DC, November 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US First Lady Melania Trump/ AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US First Lady Melania Trump makes garland with children in the East Wing as she tours holiday decorations at the White House in Washington, DC, November 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US First Lady Melania Trump AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US First Lady Melania Trump speaks with children as they make holiday decorations in the Red Room as she tours Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, DC, November 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US First Lady Melania Trump / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

She spoke with the kids and made holiday decorations that included wreaths and gum drop trees.

US First Lady Melania Trump makes Christmas decorations with children in the State Dining Room as she tours holiday decorations at the White House in Washington, DC, November 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US First Lady Melania Trump / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

“The President, Barron, and I are very excited for our first Christmas in the White House,” Trump shared.  “As with many families across the country, holiday traditions are very important to us. I hope when visiting the People’s House this year, visitors will get a sense of being home for the holidays.  On behalf of my husband and Barron, I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and joyous holiday season.”

US First Lady Melania Trump speaks with children as they make holiday decorations in the Red Room as she tours Christmas decorations at the White House in Washington, DC, November 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US First Lady Melania Trump / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)