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Obama, Michelle hiking in North Carolina; Two pictures, two stories


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(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama and First Lady Michelle, according to the White House on Friday, "have a chance encounter with other hikers while walking along a trail off the Blue Ridge Parkway outside of Asheville, N.C." Pete Souza, the White House chief photographer, only posted this photo at and did not offer a wide shot that might have shown other people or security with the First Couple.

Below, the AP photo which shows all the support personnel on the hiking trail with the Obamas. While the White House official photo gives a close up of the First Couple, the news photo shows the context of the scene. Two pictures, two stories.

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He sure doesn't look like the enemy of our democracy to me.

Glad they were able to get out for a walk at least. Wish I would have been one of the hikers! Hope they had a chance to meet the Prez and #1

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