First Lady Michelle Obama reacts while talking on the phone to children across the country as part of the annual NORAD Tracks Santa program. Mrs. Obama answered the phone calls from Kailua, Hawaii, Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)
I think everyone has this on their list, and I have to leave it at the top of mine. It was the best moment of 2013 – the absolute best. And I got to share it with family and several TOD members in person in DC. So satisfying. My favourite moment was when President Obama took that last look out into the crowd to take it all in. I loved that he took time to enjoy the day.
2 President & First Lady Obama’s trip to Africa
Seeing the joyous crowds greeting them in Tanzania was breathtaking. Especially the dress worn by FL Michelle at the official dinner in Senegal.
3 President Obama’s speech on poverty/inequality
It’s what he has fought to fix his whole career. He keeps his eye on the ball – never wavering.
4 President Obama’s meeting with the new Chinese President Xi Jinping in California
Such a momentous occasion and a really personal touch to the meeting.