Eight of the best moments from Barack Obama's presidency

18 Jan 2017

On 20th January, Barack Obama will stand down as 44th President of the United States. To reflect upon his momentous eight years in office, here are some of the best moments from his presidency.

 

 

1. Victory speech 2008

 

 

 

2. Meeting Kid President

 

 

3. Working out with Vice President Joe Biden

 

 

4. Leading the walk across Edmund Pettus Bridge, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights demonstration

 

 

5. Welcoming 106 year-old Virginia McLauren to the White House

 

 

6. Celebrating the nation-wide legalisation of gay marriage

 

 

 

7. Singing Amazing Grace at the funeral of Rev Clementa Pinckney, one of the victims of the South Carolina white supremacist terrorist attack

 

 

 

8. Awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Vice President Joe Biden

 

 

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