Barack and Michelle Obama dance while the band Earth, Wind and Fire performs at the Governors Ball in the State Dining Room of the White House on Feb. 22, 2009.
Barack Obama hugs the first lady in the Red Room beside Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett, prior to the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) reception on March 20, 2009.
The Obamas talk backstage before an event for the United We Serve service project at Fort McNair in Washington, DC, on June 25, 2009.
Michelle and Barack Obama watch the fireworks over the National Mall from White House on July 4, 2009.
The Obamas are greeted by guests attending the Kennedy Center Honors reception in the Grand Foyer of the White House on Dec. 6, 2009.