Nightly News   |  December 04, 2013

Little girl startled at Sunny’s exuberant greeting

During a viewing of the White House Christmas decorations, the Obamas’ Portuguese water dog jumped on a visiting 2-year-old. After the initial shock wore off, there were many kisses and pats on the head. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a touch and go dog incident at the white house today. it all began with a startle and then it ended, luckily, with warmth and affection. sunny, sister of bo obama, was greeting a little girl when she knocked her over. mrs. obama was on the case. when little girl and shopping bag got right side up, all was well. there were kisses all around. pats on the head. they bonded and then some. crisis more than averted. when we