There are also many quiet, behind-the-scenes snapshots, family time with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia, and the unforgettable photo of the little boy who asked to touch the president’s hair. Through triumph and tragedy, these are some of the moments that exemplified the Obama era. (Olivier Knox/Yahoo News)
(Photos: Pete Souza/The White House, Larry Downing/Reuters, Pete Souza/The White House, John Gress/Reuters)
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