19 May 2024
Memorable moments during Obama's 8 years in the White House 0

Memorable moments during Obama's 8 years in the White House 0

President Obama's 8 years in office were recorded through photos, from the dramatic moments of the campaign to destroy the terrorist boss to the moments of fun with children.

These moments are among about two million photos taken by White House photographer Pete Souza during Mr. Obama’s time leading the United States.

On January 20, 2009, before taking the oath of office, Mr. Obama looked at himself in the mirror for the last time.

These moments are among about two million photos taken by White House photographer Pete Souza during Mr. Obama’s time leading the United States.

On January 20, 2009, before taking the oath of office, Mr. Obama looked at himself in the mirror for the last time.

Memorable moments during Obama's 8 years in the White House

Also that day, President Obama and First Lady Michelle were seen lovingly looking at each other while the surrounding White House staff and US Secret Service tried to ignore them.

`We were in a freight elevator going up to one of the inauguration parties. It was quite cold, so the president took off his vest and put it on his wife’s shoulders,` Mr. Souza said.

Also that day, President Obama and First Lady Michelle were seen lovingly looking at each other while the surrounding White House staff and US Secret Service tried to ignore them.

`We were in a freight elevator going up to one of the inauguration parties. It was quite cold, so the president took off his vest and put it on his wife’s shoulders,` Mr. Souza said.

Memorable moments during Obama's 8 years in the White House

Janitor Lawrence Lipscomb shook hands with Mr. Obama on December 3, 2008, after the opening session of the Jobs and Economic Growth Forum at the Eisenhower building, near the White House.

Janitor Lawrence Lipscomb shook hands with Mr. Obama on December 3, 2008, after the opening session of the Jobs and Economic Growth Forum at the Eisenhower building, near the White House.

Memorable moments during Obama's 8 years in the White House

Obama spoke to advisers on the steps of the US ambassador’s house in Paris in 2009.

Obama spoke to advisers on the steps of the US ambassador’s house in Paris in 2009.

Memorable moments during Obama's 8 years in the White House

Mr. Obama bent down to let 5-year-old Jacob Philadelphia, the son of a White House staffer, touch his head when the boy wanted to know what the president’s hair was like.

Mr. Obama bent down to let 5-year-old Jacob Philadelphia, the son of a White House staffer, touch his head when the boy wanted to know what the president’s hair was like.

Memorable moments during Obama's 8 years in the White House

On May 2, 2011, Mr. Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and national security officials watched the raid on the home of terrorist Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room in the White House.

On May 2, 2011, Mr. Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and national security officials watched the raid on the home of terrorist Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room in the White House.

Obama swam in Hawaii on January 3, 2012.

Obama swam in Hawaii on January 3, 2012.

`Anyone who wants to try a piece of my strawberry cake can,` he said during a lunch at a restaurant in Oak Harbor, Ohio in July 2012.

`Anyone who wants to try a piece of my strawberry cake can,` he said during a lunch at a restaurant in Oak Harbor, Ohio in July 2012.

Mr. Obama and his two daughters watched Michelle speak at the Democratic National Convention in September 2012 on television.

Mr. Obama and his two daughters watched Michelle speak at the Democratic National Convention in September 2012 on television.

Mr. Obama plays with 3-year-old Nicholas Tamarin, the son of an adviser, outside the Oval Office on Halloween 2012.

Photographer Souza said Mr. Obama said this was his favorite photo that year and it was hung in the West Wing of the White House.

Mr. Obama plays with 3-year-old Nicholas Tamarin, the son of an adviser, outside the Oval Office on Halloween 2012.

Photographer Souza said Mr. Obama said this was his favorite photo that year and it was hung in the West Wing of the White House.

Mr. Obama along with British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and others watched the Champions League final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich at the G8 conference in 2012.

Mr. Obama along with British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and others watched the Champions League final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich at the G8 conference in 2012.

The President and White House officials look through the window of a special aircraft inspecting storm damage in Oklahoma in May 2013.

The President and White House officials look through the window of a special aircraft inspecting storm damage in Oklahoma in May 2013.

Mr. Obama had a phone call with Russian President Putin during the Ukraine crisis in 2014.

Mr. Obama had a phone call with Russian President Putin during the Ukraine crisis in 2014.

The US President waved goodbye on Air Force One at Norman Manley International Airport on April 9, 2014, before leaving Jamaica under a rainbow.

The US President waved goodbye on Air Force One at Norman Manley International Airport on April 9, 2014, before leaving Jamaica under a rainbow.

Mr. Obama proved proficient when holding two newly born children of a White House staff member in June 2015.

Mr. Obama’s two terms in the White House are about to end with a commitment to a smooth transfer of power to President-elect Donald Trump.

See more: Obama practiced job interviews after leaving the presidency

Mr. Obama proved proficient when holding two newly born children of a White House staff member in June 2015.

Mr. Obama’s two terms in the White House are about to end with a commitment to a smooth transfer of power to President-elect Donald Trump.

See more: Obama practiced job interviews after leaving the presidency

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