"Where the Wild Things Are" author and illustrator Maurice Sendak has died at age 83. His most famous fan: President Barack Obama. At the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, the president has made it something of a tradition to read the story of the night Max wore his wolf suit and ultimately ended up king of the wild things—before coming home to "where someone loved him best of all."
Here is the president roaring a terrible roar, gnashing terrible teeth, rolling terrible eyes and showing terrible claws at the 2009 Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House.
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