President Barack Obama’s paternal instincts are on fleek.
He has fathered Sasha and Malia but reigns as "dad" in the eyes of many Americans. Especially children. As part of our monthly series, His Lasting Legacy—a look back at President Barack Obama’s two terms in office— we’re honoring the commander in chief as the first dad.
POTUS loves the kids, and as evidenced by these photos, kids love POTUS. Here are some of our favorite images of the president of the United States showing his softer side. And the quotes, by the way, are our own.
Felice León is multimedia editor at The Root.