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Va. Boy Who Asked Trump to Mow White House Lawn Gets His Wish

Frank wrote the president that it would be his "honor to mow the White House lawn," and enclosed a menu of his services

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    President Donald Trump has taken up an offer from an 11-year-old in Virginia to help cut the White House grass. (Published Friday, Sept. 15, 2017)

    President Donald Trump has taken up an offer from an 11-year-old in Virginia to help cut the White House grass.

    "Frank from Falls Church, Va.," was helping the grounds crew cut the Rose Garden grass on Friday, according to press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. On Friday, she shared an image of him pushing a lawn mower next to the West Colonnade.

    Frank Giaccio was so focused on pushing the lawn mower, he didn't notice Trump had emerged to greet him until the president was next to him in the Rose Garden. Frank got a high-five from the president, who called him "the future of the country."

    Frank said he wants to be a Navy SEAL, to which Trump explained, "He'll make it."

    Last month, Sanders read a letter from the boy in which he wrote that he admires the president's business background and has started his own neighborhood lawn care business.

    Frank, who Sanders said last month had just turned 11, wrote that it would be his "honor to mow the White House lawn." Frank also enclosed a menu of his services, which include weed-whacking.

    Sanders said Wednesday that White House let Frank know that Trump thinks he's doing a good job.