Malia Obama to take gap year before Harvard

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Malia Obama has chosen to continue her studies at Harvard.

The White House announced Sunday the first daughter will join the class of 2021 next year.

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Even more interesting news from the East Wing of the White House is that Malia will take a little time off before she begins university life.

In a statement, the White House says Malia will take a gap year before beginning school.

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This July 4, 2009, file photo shows President Barack Obama, left, as he kisses his daughter Malia Obama, 11, as his daughter Sasha Obama, 7, and his wife Michelle Obama stand right

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