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Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 10/07/2011

1985 Chicago Bears finally visit the White House (video)

Da Bears and Da Commander in Chief. (Jason Reed - Reuters)
Barack Obama loves his Chicago Bears. It’s a fact he’s never been afraid to share with the American people (or rival teams).

On Friday, Obama welcomed the 1985 Super Bowl champion Bears to the White House — 25 years after they won their title. (Watch the video here.)

“This is as much fun as I will have as president of the United States,” Obama said during a press conference on the South Lawn.

Days after Da Bears stomped the Patriots 46-10 with the help of Super Bowl MVP Richard Dent’s 1 1/2 sacks and two forced fumbles, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff, stunning the nation and postponing Chicago’s visit.

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