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Jill Biden Decorates White House Lawn For Valentine’s Day

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First Lady Jill Biden decorated the North Lawn of the White House for Valentine’s Day with wooden art pieces shaped like a heart and the first pets, Willow and Commander.

A wooden, heart-shaped sign featuring the Bible verse 1 Corinthians 13:13 — “three things will last forever — faith, hope, and love — and the greatest is love” — was placed between artistic renderings of Willow the tabby cat and Commander the German shepherd puppy, CNN reported.

The Valentine’s Day festivities continued within the White House, where decorative hearts have been hung in the windows and displayed in the East Landing. The hearts hanging from the windows were made by Washington, D.C., students from Aiton Elementary School, according to the outlet. (RELATED: Biden’s Puppy Commander Will Make TV Debut On Super Bowl Sunday)

The second grade students, taught by D.C.’s 2021 teacher of the year Alejandro Diasgranados, are set to tour the White House on Monday, where the first lady will meet with them. “Many of Mr. Diasgranados’ second grade students have never been to the White House and are excited to have their ‘heart-work’ on display in the East Wing,” Biden’s office said in a statement, according to CNN.

This is the second year that the first lady chose hearts to decorate the White House for Valentine’s Day, according to the Washington Post. Upon returning from Camp David Monday with his wife, President Joe Biden wished the media a “Happy Valentines Day” but declined to answer any questions, NBC News’ Kelly O’Donnell reported on Twitter.