Obama welcomes Super Bowl champion Bears

President <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007408" title="Barack Obama" href="/topic/politics/government/barack-obama-PEPLT007408.topic">Barack Obama</a> holds a head band given to him by former Chicago Bears quarterback <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT008452" title="Jim McMahon" href="/topic/sports/football/jim-mcmahon-PESPT008452.topic">Jim McMahon</a>, during an event to honor the 1985 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000004" title="Super Bowl" href="/topic/sports/football/super-bowl-EVSPR000004.topic">Super Bowl</a> Champion Chicago Bears, on the south lawn of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLCUL000110" title="White House" href="/topic/politics/government/executive-branch/white-house-PLCUL000110.topic">White House</a> in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101200000000" title="Washington, DC" href="/topic/us/washington-dc-PLGEO100101200000000.topic">Washington, DC</a>. President Obama who is a Bears fan, realized the team never got to enjoy the customary ceremony given to the champions of the season, and invited the team to the White House.
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( Mark Wilson/Getty Images / October 7, 2011 )

President Barack Obama holds a head band given to him by former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, during an event to honor the 1985 Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears, on the south lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. President Obama who is a Bears fan, realized the team never got to enjoy the customary ceremony given to the champions of the season, and invited the team to the White House.

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