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First Look: New Obama Family Portrait

The First Family posed for an updated official portrait in the Oval Office
Official Obama Family Portrait 2011

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, Malia, left, and Sasha, right, sit for a family portrait in the Oval Office, Dec. 11, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

The White House photo office today released a new official portrait of the First Family, which was taken by Pete Souza in the Oval Office on Sunday December 11, 2011 after the family returned to the White House after church services. The previous official portrait, below, was taken in the Green Room in 2009 by Annie Leibovitz.

First Family Official Portrait

The Official Portrait of the First Family. October 23, 2009. (by Annie Leibovitz)