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Va. boy who offered to cut White House lawn for free will get his wish on Friday

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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis during a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House, Friday, June 9, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The White House announced Wednesday that Frank, the Falls Church, Va. boy who wrote the president offering to mow the White House lawn for free, will help the groundskeeping crew on Friday.

At Wednesday’s media briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Frank will help cut the grass at the Rose Garden.

On Wednesday, August 2, Sanders began the media session by sharing the letter from Frank. He was 10 years old when he wrote the letter and is now 11.

The White House released a copy of Frank’s letter when Sanders shared the story with the White House press corps.

Frank wrote in part:

Dear Mr. President: It would be my honor to mow the White House lawn some weekend for you. Even though I'm only ten, I would like to show the nation what young people like me are ready for.
I admire your business background and have started my own business. I have been mowing my neighbors' lawns for some time.

Frank concluded his letter by saying:

I can bring extra fuel for the power mower and charged batteries for the weed whacker. I will do this at no charge.

Here is Frank's letter from August: