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Toronto 10-year-old gets Obama autograph

Toronto 10-year-old gets Obama autographKyrstin Lavelle, 10, of Toronto, holds open her book for photographers to see with President Barack Obama's autograph and comment that reads "To Kyrstin Dream Big Deams" on Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe, Hawaii, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Kyrstin and her family met President Obama outside the base workout facility as he entered. The first family is in Hawaii for their annual holiday vacation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

HONOLULU, Hawaii - A ten-year-old Toronto girl received a presidential Christmas memory this week.

Kyrstin Lavelle received an autograph from U.S. President Barack Obama on Christmas Eve.

She met Obama in Hawaii where the president is spending the holidays.

She was with her uncle and older brother at a gym at a Marine Corps Base in Hawaii where Obama was working out.

Obama wrote "To Kyrstin — Dream Big Dreams."

Kyrstin said she also gave Obama a flower, and he said he would give it to first lady Michelle Obama.

"I'm going to text my friends back home," Kyrstin told reporters on Christmas Eve as she proudly displayed the autograph for reporters.

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