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05
Oct
14

The President’s Day

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President Barack Obama is presented a plaque by philanthropist Lois Pope and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, during the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial dedication ceremony in Washington. President Obama paid tribute to disabled U.S. veterans on Sunday, pointing to the dedication of a new memorial honoring those severely injured in war as a symbol of the nation’s perseverance and character.

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Text of the President’s remarks here

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Military veterans stand as they are recognized by President Barack Obama and are applauded during the dedication of the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial

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Veterans and invited guests listen to President Barack Obama speak

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with actor, musician and military advocate and National Spokesman for the American Veterans Disabled for Life (AVDL) Foundation Gary Sinise

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President Barack Obama stands with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Vietnam war veteran and Disabled Veterans’ Life Memorial Foundation co-founder and President Arthur H. Wilson

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04
Jan
11

it was a good day for this fella too

President Obama signed The Shark Conservation Act of 2010 – a bill passed by Congress that amends the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act and the Magnuson–Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to improve the conservation of sharks. More here

In case you didn’t see it in the comments, here’s a great link from Tally: SharkWater

The President signed 35 bills today, including:

That’s what you call a day of variety!

22
Oct
10

hey, a fair and balanced foxx!

President Barack Obama greets actor Jamie Foxx at a campaign rally for Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer in Los Angeles, California, October 22

Remember?

:-)

01
Jul
10

and the oscar goes to….

A film about U.S. President Obama’s short time growing up in Indonesia is in production

10
Jun
10

booked

Hasan Faruq Ali, an American boy who played a young President Barack Obama in the Indonesian film “Obama Anak Menteng”, poses with the novel “Obama from Asisi” during a book launch in Obama’s former elementary school in Jakarta June 10, 2010

Indonesian writer Damien Dematra said he was inspired to write the novel after reading stories collected from teachers, friends and neighbours recounting the time when Obama lived in Indonesia between 1967-1970. Asisi is a Catholic school in Jakarta where Obama studied from 1968 – 1970

13
May
10

smart alec

….with Alec Baldwin at the White House Correspondents Dinner, May 2010

28
Oct
09

sublime

President Barack Obama hugs Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient actor Sidney Poitier during the award ceremony in the East Room of the White House, on Aug. 12, 2009. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza)




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