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A look back at some of President Barack Obama's 2013 photographic highlights, starting with January:

President Barack Obama greets former Rep. Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, in the Oval Office after they testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence, Jan. 30, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama greets former Rep. Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, in the Oval Office after they testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence, Jan. 30, 2013.
February:
President Barack Obama visits a pre-kindergarten classroom at the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center in Decatur, Ga., Feb. 14, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama visits a pre-kindergarten classroom at the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center in Decatur, Ga., Feb. 14, 2013.
Come below the fold for March through December.

March:

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk with their daughters Sasha and Malia, right, to attend Easter service at St. John's Church in Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 31, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk with their daughters Sasha and Malia, right, to attend Easter service at St. John's Church in Washington, D.C., Sunday, March 31, 2013.
April:
President Barack Obama talks with Rachel Robinson before the “42” movie screening with Robinson family members and cast and crew in the Family Theater at the White House, April 2, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama talks with Rachel Robinson before the “42” movie screening with Robinson family members and cast and crew in the Family Theater at the White House, April 2, 2013.
May:
President Barack Obama hugs Amy Simpson, principal of Plaza Towers Elementary School, outside what remains of the school following last week's tornado in Moore, Okla., May 26, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama hugs Amy Simpson, principal of Plaza Towers Elementary School, outside what remains of the school following last week's tornado in Moore, Okla., May 26, 2013.
June:
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, along with daughters Sasha and Malia, stand in former South African President Nelson Mandela's cell as they listen to former prisoner Ahmed Kathrada during their tour of Robben Island Prison on Robben Island in Cape Town, South Africa, June 30, 2013. Leslie Robinson is pictured at left. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, along with daughters Sasha and Malia, stand in former South African President Nelson Mandela's cell as they listen to former prisoner Ahmed Kathrada during their tour of Robben Island Prison on Robben Island in Cape Town, South Africa, June 30, 2013. Leslie Robinson is pictured at left.
July:
President Barack Obama greets White House Military Office personnel waiting in line for departure photos, on the Colonnade of the White House, July 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama greets White House Military Office personnel waiting in line for departure photos, on the Colonnade of the White House, July 22, 2013.
August:
President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter walk past the statue of President Lincoln to participate in the ceremony on the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s
President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter walk past the statue of President Lincoln to participate in the ceremony on the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 2013.
September:
Members of the Cabinet watch as President Barack Obama makes a televised statement on a possible government shutdown, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Sept. 30, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)
Members of the Cabinet watch as President Barack Obama makes a televised statement on a possible government shutdown, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Sept. 30, 2013.
October:
President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughter Malia meet with Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban a year ago, in the Oval Office, Oct. 11, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughter Malia meet with Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban a year ago, in the Oval Office, Oct. 11, 2013.
November:
Bo waits for President Barack Obama to enter the Outer Oval Office, Nov. 6, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Bo waits for President Barack Obama to enter the Outer Oval Office, Nov. 6, 2013.
December:
President Barack Obama listens to the Crenshaw Elite Choir, from Los Angeles, Calif., perform in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House following a Christmas holiday reception, Dec. 11, 2013.
President Barack Obama listens to the Crenshaw Elite Choir, from Los Angeles, Calif., perform in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House following a Christmas holiday reception, Dec. 11, 2013.
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