Today is President Obama's 56th birthday. To celebrate, we're republishing some of the most iconic photos from his presidency.
These moments don't have to leave our memories, even though Obama left the White House seven months ago, since many iconic moments were captured by the White House's official photographer, Pete Souza.
Accordingly, he's captured the POTUS doing everything from shopping for fruit to meeting the Pope. His photographs paint an image of a president and first lady that have taken their jobs seriously, but also brought us happiness in the process.
Here are eight photos — one for each year Obama served as President — that we can look back on to remember these pivotal years in the country's history.
This story was originally published on July, 24 2016.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wear 3-D glasses while watching a TV commercial during Super Bowl 43, Arizona Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, in the family theater of the White House on Feb. 1, 2009. Guests included family, friends, Cabinet members, staff members, and bipartisan members of Congress.