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A look back at the best photographs of Barack Obama's quality time with kids

Our last president was at his best when he was rubbing elbows with the pre-voting demographic

Salon Staff
January 21, 2017 1:10AM (UTC)


Washington, D.C.   Pete Souza/The White House/Getty
President Barack Obama pretends to be caught in 3-year-old Nicholas Tamarin's web (while dressed as Spider-Man)



Washington, D.C.  Chuck Kennedy/The White House
President Barack Obama interacts with a group of girls giving a presentation about Superheroes




Washington, D.C.  Pete Souza/The White House/Getty
President Barack Obama plays games with students during a classroom visit



Washington, D.C.  Win McNamee/Getty
President Barack Obama reads 'Where the Wild Things Are' to children during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn



Washington, D.C.  Pete Souza/The White House/Getty
President Barack Obama greets a child trick-or-treating dressed as the Pope during Halloween festivities at the White House



Washington, D.C.  Pete Souza/The White House/Getty
President Barack Obama plays with little Ella Rhodes, the daughter of Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes




Washington, D.C.  Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty
President Barack Obama fist-bumps student Adrianna Mitchell during the 'Hour of Code' event during Computer Science Education Week



Chapel Hill, North Carolina  Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
President Barack interacts with supporters while attending the Democratic Party 'Get Out the Early Vote' campaign event for Hillary Clinton


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