President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle wait for the start of a receiving line at the Ambassadors Reception in the White House on July 27, 2009.


(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)


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  • Been Buddy Longway 6y

    Interesting moment captured, mr. Jackson.
  • msrocky3 6y

    this family always looks well put together
  • Soft Seat Country 6y

    "Isn't she lovely?! Isn't she beautiful..."
  • Been Buddy Longway 6y

    - “Who has the wisdom and soul power to protect the World from weapons of mass destruction?”

    - The First Family has.

    - “I don’t hear you?”

    -The First Family has!
  • Sarita Linda 6y

    Its nice to have a First Family in White House hosting events again.
  • mindlessmissy 6y

    Nice color coordination by the First Couple ...
  • Sonia Castleberry 6y

    I love how they're color-coordinated, and I'm sure it's intentional.

    Classy, very classy!
  • jdog1063 6y

    Michelle Obama:
    I just love receiving lines, don't you, Barack?

    Ummmm . . . what are we going to receive?
  • mamalobaloca 6y

    Such a stylish, dignified, and elegant couple.
  • Ayuzawa hatory 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called First Ladies, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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Taken on July 27, 2009
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