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  • President Barack Obama plays with Ella Rhodes, daughter of Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, in her elephant costume that she was wearing for a Halloween event at the White House, Oct. 30, 2015.
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  • President Barack Obama greets nine-month-old Josephine Gronniger, whose father, Tim Gronniger, brought his family by the Oval Office for a family photo, July 17, 2015.
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  • President Barack Obama takes a selfie with 11-year-old Jacob Haynes and four-year-old James Haynes after taking a family photograph with departing White House staffer Heather Foster, Dec. 4, 2015.
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  • President Barack Obama, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and First Lady Michelle Obama talk with Prince George at Kensington Palace on April 22, 2016 in London, England.
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  • President Barack Obama bends over so that Jacob Philadelphia, the son of a then-White House staff member, can touch his head after asking if the president’s hair was the same as his, during a visit to the Oval Office May 8, 2009.
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  • President Obama greets Sophie Cruz, 6, daughter of undocumented immigrants, in the Blue Room prior to the Cinco de Mayo reception May 5, 2016. During his 2015 trip to the U.S., Pope Francis motioned officials to let Sophie past the security barricade so he could give her a hug.
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  • President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, left, greets a child dressed as the pope during Halloween festivities at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, Oct. 30, 2015.
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  • President Barack Obama walks with Lincoln Rose Pierce Smith, the daughter of former Deputy Press Secretary Jamie Smith, in the Oval Office, April 4, 2014.
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  • President Barack Obama greets Zoe Mahan, daughter of Hunter and Kandi Mahan, during a reception for the 2013 President's Cup championship golf teams in the Blue Room of the White House, June 24, 2014.
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  • President Barack Obama adjusts the tie of Coast Guard Military Aide Cdr. Scott S. Phy's son outside the Oval Office, June 12, 2014. Cdr. Phy and his family were in the Oval Office for an award citation and departure photos with the President.
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  • President Barack Obama visits with children following the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2014.
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  • President Barack Obama reaches down to 6-month-old Sabina Johnson, from Beaumont, Texas, who was visiting the Oval Office with her uncle, Elbek Elibaev, for his Make-A-Wish visit at the White House, April 11, 2014.
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  • President Barack Obama spars with Jaren Paul Suber, a 14-year-old Make-A-Wish recipient from Rowlett, Texas, in the Oval Office, March 20, 2014.
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  • President Barack Obama runs along the Colonnade of the White House with Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough's children, Jan. 25, 2013. The President later announced McDonough will become White House Chief of Staff, replacing Jack Lew, the President's nominee for Treasury Secretary.
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  • President Barack Obama pantomimes getting caught in a web thrown by Nicholas Tamarin, 3, dressed as Spider-Man, just outside the Oval Office. Tamarin had been trick-or-treating with his father, White House aide Nate Tamarin, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Oct. 26, 2012.
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  • President Barack Obama holds a baby while greeting guests during an Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn of the White House, July 4, 2012.
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