Popemobile Gets Top Prize at Obamas' White House Halloween

A toddler dressed like Pope Francis' with his signature red shoes and a Fiat logo on a 'popemobile' got the top prize at President Barack Obama's White House Halloween.

Upon seeing the costume, Obama turned to the news media and declared "top prize."

The boy was among hundreds of local schoolchildren and children from military families who went trick-or-treating at the White House on Friday dressed as caped crusaders, furry creatures, princesses and other figures. At least one girl dressed as the First Lady. Halloween is Saturday.

The South Lawn was turned into an enchanted forest for the annual event.

The Obamas appeared as themselves and handed out White House Halloween cookies and M&Ms, fruit bars, kettle corn, candies and baseball cards featuring their dogs, Bo and Sunny.

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