Archive for May 27th, 2015

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May
15

Hugger-in-Chief

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Behind the Lens: Hugger-in-Chief

Pete Souza: President Obama may be the Commander-in-chief. But clearly his wife – First Lady Michelle Obama – is the hugger-in-chief.

My staff and I have been photographing her since Inauguration Day, and as the following photographs clearly show, she’s been hugging people nonstop since Day 1. Whether it’s a school child, a family member in peril, a surprised tourist, or even a famous person, the First Lady greets them with a hug.

Although I mostly photograph the President, I’m occasionally near the First Lady when she’s greeting people with a hug. I love to watch the reaction of people on the receiving end of her hugs. There are usually lots of smiles and sometimes tears of joy.

More here

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27
May
15

Chat On

Back later, be good!

27
May
15

Chat Away

27
May
15

Early Bird Rise and Shine

On This Day: President Barack Obama waits to be introduced at a fundraiser in Los Angeles on May 27, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Today

1:20: The President departs White House

4:0: Arrives Miami

4:45: Attends a DNC fundraiser, private residence, Miami

7:05: Attends a DNC fundraiser; private residence, Miami

The President remains in Florida overnight

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On This Day: First Lady Michelle Obama reacts during an interview with Vanessa Bush, Editor-in-Chief of Essence magazine, in the East Reception Room of the White House, May 27, 2014 (Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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