petesouza Pete Souza

Citizen. My new book, "OBAMA: An Intimate Portrait" now available for pre-order at Amazon, B&N, IndieBound and your local bookstore.
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❤️ Stairway to Heaven: President Obama talks with Led Zeppelin during intermission at the Kennedy Center Honors in 2012. What a thrill to see Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones after blasting their music as a teenager (when no one else was home).

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petesouza: It

It's always polite to look someone in the eyes during conversation.

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petesouza: Consoler-in-chief. Always had tears in my

Consoler-in-chief. Always had tears in my eyes when President Obama comforted families after a national tragedy. (Joplin, Missouri after a devastating tornado)

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petesouza: Last night. Today it

Last night. Today it's raining. iPhone 7+

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"And we'll suffer the occasional setback. But we will win these fights. This country has changed too much. People of good will, regardless of party, are too plentiful for those with ill will to change history's currents." - Barack Obama (at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington)

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“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” – Thomas Jefferson

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"No, not the same. One side is racist, bigoted, Nazi. The other opposes racism and bigotry. Morally different universes." - Mitt Romney, 8/15/17

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"Truth is generally the best vindication against slander." - Abraham Lincoln (yes EVERYONE knew he was a Republican)

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"Not one of us can rest, be happy, be at home, be at peace with ourselves, until we end hatred and division." - Rep. John Lewis (a real American hero)

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"If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost." - Barack Obama. P.S. The U.S. is really his home, too.

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"The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in time of moral crisis preserve their neutrality." - John F. Kennedy (also attributed to Dante)

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"Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome." - Rosa Parks