October 23rd, 2009
10:00 AM ET
5 years ago

Official first family portrait unveiled

ALT TEXTThe Obama family portrait.
(Photo Credit: Annie Leibovitz/Released by White House Photo Office)

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The official first family portrait was unveiled Thursday on the White House Flickr page. The photo was snapped by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz on September 1, 2009 in the Green Room of the White House.


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soundoff (40 Responses)
  1. Jackie in Dallas

    This is a great photo! How nice to have children in the White House again...

    October 23, 2009 11:23 am at 11:23 am |
  2. Lisa T

    Beautiful...simply beautiful!

    October 23, 2009 11:23 am at 11:23 am |
  3. katiec

    What a wonderful picture.
    Am so proud of our First Family.

    October 23, 2009 11:25 am at 11:25 am |
  4. Doug lewis

    What a proud family. stay strong family stay prayed up. We Love you
    straight from the Lewis family to the Obama family. One!

    October 23, 2009 11:28 am at 11:28 am |
  5. Obama Fan...

    What a beautiful and intelligent family! I am so proud of this country.

    October 23, 2009 11:28 am at 11:28 am |
  6. good looking

    nice family

    October 23, 2009 11:29 am at 11:29 am |
  7. T'SAH from Virginia

    OMG – they are BEAUTIFUL – tears once again swelling in my eyes because I am so PROUD of this family!!!

    We, as AMERICANS, no matter what color WE are or nationality – SHOULD ALL BE PROUD OF OUR COUNTRY – AND WHERE WE ARE TODAY – TO ELECT AN AFRICAN AMERICAN FOR OUR PRESIDENT!!!

    OMG!!!

    October 23, 2009 11:30 am at 11:30 am |
  8. Terri

    What a beautiful family!

    October 23, 2009 11:32 am at 11:32 am |
  9. single mom

    Very nice family.
    I'm not an Obama political supporter, but I respect him for his achievements and admire his dedication to his wife and children.

    October 23, 2009 11:32 am at 11:32 am |
  10. Chris

    beautiful family

    October 23, 2009 11:32 am at 11:32 am |
  11. Debra Hasan

    Beautiful

    October 23, 2009 11:32 am at 11:32 am |
  12. The American People

    Outstanding Photo. America at its best!

    October 23, 2009 11:32 am at 11:32 am |
  13. Tam

    Beautiful family. And very proud of them.

    October 23, 2009 11:33 am at 11:33 am |
  14. BJ

    Beautiful First Family

    October 23, 2009 11:34 am at 11:34 am |
  15. Judi Baller

    I LOVE THIS PICTURE. Boy, as someone who has worked my whole career in text book publishing, is this ever one for the history books.

    October 23, 2009 11:34 am at 11:34 am |
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