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Photo Gallery of Bo Obama, The First Dog

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Not President Obama's Most Masculine Photo
Photo Gallery of Bo Obama, The First Dog

Bo the Obama Dog and President Barack Obama

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Even though President Barack Obama is very photogenic and has taken some incredible tough-guy photos, this one maybe not so much.

In his Election Night acceptance speech in Chicago's Grant Park, Barack Obama promised his daughters, Malia and Sasha, a new puppy when they moved to the White House.

On Easter Sunday 2009, he made good on that promise. Bo arrived wearing a lei. He was a gift from Senator Ted Kennedy and his wife, Vicki. Bo is a Portuguese Water Dog. He was about six months old on the date of his becoming a gift.

This photo is from Bo's first official photo shoot.

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