Youngsters at a day care center in Philadelphia were treated to a visit from Barack Obama while he was on the campaign trail last spring.
A young boy is happy to see Obama during a campaign stop in Farmington Hills, Michigan, last fall.
While on the campaign trail last fall in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Obama has a “peaceful” exchange with a young boy at the Crown Center Coliseum while numerous onlookers snap photos.
Obama greets a young supporter during a rally earlier this year in Westminster, Colorado.
Obama indulges his daughters and other children during an ice cream break in Hawaii.
Young students at St. Columbanus Parish and School in Chicago rush to meet Obama during his surprise visit over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Chicago students are happy to take a picture with the president-elect and Arne Duncan, the newly named education secretary at a school in Chicago.
Pint-size supporters in Lima, Ohio, welcome Obama as he visits St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in August 2008.
Children in Senegal raise puppets of Obama and France President Nicolas Sarkozy during a parade for HIV/AIDS awareness. World leaders visited the country in December to discuss the epidemic that is leaving many of the children orphans.
Girls in Rio de Janeiro celebrate Brazil’s Day of Black Consciousness following Obama’s historic win.
Obama walks with daughters Malia and Sasha and their friends after a visit to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu last summer.
Obama greets students at Carver Elementary School in New Orleans last winter while campaigning.
Schoolchildren and teachers react to a surprise visit from President-elect Obama at St. Columbanus Catholic School on the South Side of Chicago last month.
Students flock to Obama during a surprise visit from the president-elect at St. Columbanus Catholic School on Chicago’s South Side last month.
A young supporter listens to Obama speak at Las Vegas’s Bonanza High School in October.