Malia Obama headed to Harvard, will take gap year first

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Posted: May 01, 2016 11:32 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 after taking a year off from studies following her high school graduation this spring, the White House said.

"Malia will take a gap year before beginning school," a White House statement said, breaking a months-long silence about Malia's college search.

Both President Obama and Michelle Obama attended Harvard Law School.

(Reporting By David Lawder; Editing by Angus MacSwan)