This past weekend, the hashtag #ObamaAndKids exploded on Twitter, and it all started after the heartwarming photo below was released to the public. The photo shows Obama greeting a young guest during the Black History Month event at the White House. Take a look:
White House photographer Pete Souza snapped the monochrome photo of the young boy who was in utter awe of Obama's presence as the president touched his left cheek. According to NBC, the little boy was "so determined" to meet Obama that he scuffled his way to the rope line before the president even showed up to greet the crowd.
Entrepreneur Michael Skolnik, who saw the photo online, triggered the #ObamaAndKids hashtag that was met with countless of individuals sharing their favorite photos of Obama meeting America's youth at the White House. The First Lady shared her own photo on Twitter as well.
Here are several of the top #ObamaAndKids photos circulating on Twitter:
Aww, how sweet. But don't forget about the kids who face-planted in front of Obama as well.