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7Jul/090

Obama and Kid in Oval Office

I was glancing through some pictures from Obama's first 167 days - good stuff all around, but this picture seized me and would not let go. What a wonderful moment for this kid (and, I would imagine, a whole subset of kids across the nation):
Small boy touches Obama's head in the oval office
President Obama bends over so the son of a White House staff member can pat his head during a family visit to the Oval Office May 8, 2009. The youngster wanted to see if the President's haircut felt like his own. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)