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    The 40 Most Adorable Pictures Of President Obama Bonding With Children

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    40. The Trick-or-Treat Loving Obama

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    Why it's adorable: President Obama's giving out Halloween candy, not a toothbrush like the worst neighbor on the block.

    39. The "Sit Down Cross Legged And Listen To Me Now, Please" Obama

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    Why it's adorable: These kids seem more engaged than the Veep.

    38. The Ultimate Fist Bump

    Via Facebook: barackobama

    Why it's adorable: The President's fist-bumping a future world leader.

    37. The Rainy Day High-Fiving Obama

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    Why it's adorable: So many high-fives, so little time.

    36. All Smiles On Deck

    Via Facebook: barackobama

    Why it's adorable: Such big smiles.

    35. Sneaky Obama

    Via Facebook: barackobama

    Why it's adorable: It's not every day the President loses a game of hide-and-seek.

    34. The Far Reaching Connection Obama

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    Why it's adorable: President Obama reaches past all the adults present to make this little girl feel special.

    33. The "Give Peace a Chance" Combo

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    Why it's adorable: Chuckin' up the deuces.

    32. The "Literary Minds Of The World Collide" Obama

    Via Facebook: barackobama

    Why it's adorable: This little kid is more interested in the book than the fact that the President is reading it to him.

    31. The Distracted High-Fiver

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    Why it's adorable: This little boy is super pumped about his Presidential high five, but Obama's only physically present for this exchange.

    30. The Appealing To Future Swing Voters Obama

    Via Facebook: barackobama

    Why it's adorable: These babies don't have time for Obama's jokes — they know there are more serious matters at hand.

    29. The Presidential Fist Bump

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    Why it's adorable: This might be the first time in Obama's life that he felt fist-bump rejection.

    28. The Presidential High Five

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    Why it's adorable: Profound high fives are the best kind of high-fives.

    27. The Presidential Hand Shake

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    Why it's adorable: It's nice to have someone you can look up to.

    26. Cheesin' Obama

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    Why it's adorable: Smiles abound.

    25. "Do Your Homework Or You're Going To Detention" Obama

    Via Facebook: barackobama

    Why it's adorable: Because school is more fun when the President tags along.

    24. The Hugger

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    Why it's adorable: Hugs are great.

    23. The Force of Positivity

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    Why it's adorable: THUMBS UP, MAN!

    22. The Highly Appreciative Obama

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    Why it's adorable: R-e-s-p-e-c-t, find out what it means to her.

    21. The Unconditional Loving Obama

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    Why it's adorable: All the hugs.

    20. The Sharing is Caring Obama

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    Why it's adorable: The President is trusting this little kid with the pen he used to sign the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act into law.

    19. The Holiday Season Obama

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    Why it's adorable: This is the first and probably last time this little girl will get to light Hanukkah candles with the President of the United States.

    18. Bowling Captain Obama

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    Why it's adorable: Because bowling is hard when your fingers are too tiny for the bowling ball.

    17. "Let's Have a Quiet Moment in Front of The Entire World" Obama

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    Why it's adorable: There has to be something inspirational being said between Obama and this little girl.

    16. "What is Even Happening?" Obama

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    Why it's adorable: It's hard to tell who's more scared to be in this photo... Obama, or the baby.

    15. The Competitive Obama

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    Why it's adorable: YES, WE CAN!

    14. Badasses of America Unite

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    Why it's adorable: Obama digs the mohawk, but this kid doesn't get what's so funny.

    13. Dandelion-Blowing Obama

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    Why it's adorable: This little girl cared enough about the Leader of the Free World to share her dandelion.

    12. The Silliest of Silly Obama

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    Why it's adorable: OMG that face.

    11. Paternal Obama

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    Why it's adorable: Love is important.

    10. The Get Out of Jail Free Obama

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    Why it's adorable: This little girl's teacher can't get mad at her for missing school when she comes back with a note from the President.

    9. Hollywood Obama

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    Why it's adorable: Mariah Carey's daughter got to meet President Obama, and Jane Lynch couldn't be happier for everyone involved.

    8. Make 'em Jump For Joy Obama

    Via Facebook: barackobama

    Why it's adorable: This little kid is more excited about high-fiving the President than whatever else he did that day.

    7. Freeze Tag Obama

    Via Facebook: barackobama

    Why it's adorable: Obama is playing tag in the Oval Office, and isn't even letting this little girl win.

    6. Awe-dorable Obama

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    Why it's adorable: This baby is genuinely shocked that Secret Service let her get this close to the President's face.

    5. "Why Won't She Smile?" Obama

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    Why it's adorable: Everyone is excited about Obama holding this baby... except this baby.

    4. Patient Obama

    Via Facebook: barackobama

    Why it's adorable: The President didn't even need to sign up for Obamacare for this checkup.

    3. The "Act Out a Children's Book" Obama

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    Why it's adorable: Look. At. It.

    2. Let's Make a Deal Obama

    Via Facebook: barackobama

    Why it's adorable: This is her shit, bow down bitches.

    1. The Magnificently Magnifying Obama

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    Why it's adorable: President Obama is playfully hilarious, and so is his imitator on the left.

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