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Michelle Obama Wants To Be Bo The Dog In Her Next Life

12/22/11 02:53 PM ET   AP

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama would come back as Bo. Not just any dog, but Bo the dog.

In a television interview, the first lady was asked what person or thing she would want to come back as when she dies. She named her family's Portuguese water dog.

"He's got a great life," she told ABC News' Barbara Walters.

President Barack Obama took a pass on the question, one in a series the first couple faced for an upcoming holiday TV special.

Asked when he tells lies, the president said only in personal interactions with family members, such as when commenting on how someone looks in a particular dress.

As for his biggest pet peeve about his wife, the president said he had none. She said of him: "My list is too long."

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U.S. President Barack Obama shops for Christmas presents with his dog Bo at Petsmart on December 21, 2011 in Alexandria, Virginia.
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