2009 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony Guests Share Photos

2009 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony Guests Shares Photos
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 16, 2009

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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive to the Nobel Banquet in Oslo on December 10, 2009.

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Dr. Counter shares a moment with President Obama at the Noble Peace Prize banquet in Oslo, Norway.

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Dr. Counter with Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway.

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Thanks to Dr. Counter, the Smiths were able to snag the concert-hosting gig at the Noble Peace Prize dinner.

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A concert, held at the Oslo Spekrum featuring performances by Wyclef Jean, Donna Summer, Toby Keith, Lang Lang and Natasha Bedingfield. Little Willow and Jaden made their way to the stage. While there Willow introduced Chinese pianist Lang Lang in Mandarin.

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President Obama’s sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, her husband and friend are ready to head to the banquet. Dr. Counter says, “he had a great time.”

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Long time friends of Dr. Counter, the Smiths enjoy a quick break before hosting the Noble Peace Prize dinner.

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David L. Evans, Senior Admissions Officer at Harvard College is happy to be in Oslo, Norway to witness history.

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Dr. Counter, David Evans and friends share a nice group shot.

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Dr. Counter and singer/producer Wyclef are preparing to attend the Nobel Peace Prize banquet.

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Dr. Counter is ready to head to his seat to watch the President receive the most prestigious award.

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US President Barack Obama poses with his diploma and medal during the Nobel Peace prize award ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo on December 10, 2009.

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