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The Eyes of History 2012

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It may be tough to imagine, but Barack Obama is the first president to conduct official White House business from a smartphone. This photo was taken while President Obama walked across the tarmac in Memphis, Tenn., to meet well-wishers. "It's one of those images that reminds you that he might be the leader of the free world but sometimes he drops his BlackBerry," says Rhule.

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