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Obama invites 1985 Bears to the White House

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WASHINGTON--President Obama invited the 1985 Chicago Bears--the Superbowl XX champions--to the White House for an Oct 7 makeup visit that was scratched years ago, a White House official confirmed. Another advantage of having a Chicago president.

The 1985 Bears--Da Bears, Ditka and The Fridge--never got their White House championship honor because the space shuttle Challenger exploded two days before the Bears January, 1986 visit.

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