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21 Times Barack Obama Was Peak Dad

No, not peak daddy. That's another post entirely.

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1. When he risked a mouth full of puke for the sake of cute.

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2. When he wasn't afraid of looking silly to make a child smile.

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3. When he held this baby and didn't even drop it.

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4. When he wore his phone in a hip holster.

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5. When he wore this very dad helmet in a very dad outfit on a very dad bike.

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6. When he refused to wear shorts while playing basketball...

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7. ...ever.

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8. When he judged this random kid's form.

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9. ...even though he's basically always awkward at sports.

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10. When he shared his love of basketball with his daughters.

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11. Repeatedly.

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12. And even drank a beer, just like a regular dad!

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13. And probably told some corny dad joke to Joe Biden.

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14. When he was just as much of a mess going to the gym as you are.

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15. When he served up some heat with Flobby Bay*.

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*Yes we know it's Bobby Flay, but Flobby Bay is so much more fun to say. Try it.

16. When he survived this devastating side-eye.

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17. When he threw out the first pitch in this ultimate dad-fit.

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18. When he got realllly into his reading of Where the Wild Things Are.

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19. When he was like "SMH shit is so expensive these days."

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20. When he donned a tiara to get on these Girl Scouts' level.

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21. And when he proved he was still just a really big kid at heart.

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