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An Oval Office face-plant, Obama in a tiara, and other moments caught by White House photographers in 2014

Most of us have a few childhood photos stashed in the back of our closets, or hidden somewhere in our parents’ homes that we would prefer never see the light of day. But if your childhood photo happens to prominently feature the leader of the free world? Then there is a good chance it will wind up in chief official White House photographer Pete Souza’s yearly photo round-up. Luckily, all of the children featured in this year’s round-up are pretty darn cute.

A young boy face-plants onto the sofa in the Oval Office as the president greets his parents - a departing United States Secret Service agent and his wife. Official White House photo by Lawrence Jackson.

A young boy face-plants onto the sofa in the Oval Office as the president greets his parents – a departing United States Secret Service agent and his wife. Official White House photo by Lawrence Jackson

You may recognize the photo that went viral in June of a young boy face-planting onto the Oval Office couch while the president greets his parents. Guess he voted Republican.

A young boy checks the President's heartbeat during a visit to a classroom at Powell Elementary School in Washington, D.C. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

A young boy checks the president’s heartbeat during a visit to a classroom at Powell Elementary School in Washington, D.C. Official White House photo by Pete Souza

The president crouched down so this aspiring doctor could check his heartbeat during an elementary school visit in March.

This moment happened when former Deputy Press Secretary Jamie Smith and her family, including one-year-old Rose Smith, stopped by for a departure greet and photograph with the president. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

This moment happened when former Deputy Press Secretary Jamie Smith and her family, including one-year-old Rose Smith, stopped by for a departure greet and photograph with the president. Official White House photo by Pete Souza

It is hard to tell who was more elated as the president took a spin around the Oval Office with one-year-old Rose Smith, daughter of former Deputy Press Secretary Jamie Smith last April.

Students help the president up after posing for a photograph at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, the Philippines. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

Students help the president stand up after posing for a photograph at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Official White House photo by Pete Souza

A group of children lent the president a helping hand during an April visit to the U.S. Embassy in Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

The president greets a crowd outside Arthur Bryant's Barbeque in Kansas City. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

The president greets a crowd outside Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque in Kansas City. Official White House photo by Pete Souza

According to Souza, the president was doling out some life advice to this young man when he snapped this photo in Kansas City in July.

The president greets wounded warriors and their families. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

The president greets wounded warriors and their families. Official White House photo by Pete Souza

This young lady stared in disbelief as the president shook hands with her father while greeting wounded warriors and their families in September. Fortunately, she now has photographic proof.

The president poses with Avery Dodson, Natalie Hurley, Miriam Schaffer, Claire Winton and Lucy Claire Sharp, members of Girl Scout Troop 2612 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the White House science fair. The fair celebrated the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

The president poses with Avery Dodson, Natalie Hurley, Miriam Schaffer, Claire Winton and Lucy Claire Sharp, members of Girl Scout Troop 2612 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the White House science fair. The fair celebrated the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. Official White House photo by Pete Souza

Don’t let those tiaras fool you! These girls were at May’s White House science fair, which celebrated student winners of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from around the country.

The President checks out a baby's foot while greeting guests at a picnic on the South Lawn of the White House. Official White House photograph by Pete Souza.

The president checks out a baby’s foot while greeting guests at a picnic on the South Lawn of the White House. Official White House photograph by Pete Souza

“The president loves babies,” Souza said in the introduction to his 2014 photo round-up. Obama met this tot while greeting guests at a September picnic on the White House’s South Lawn.

A group of students gives the president rabbit ears in a group photo taken at an elementary school at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

A group of students gives the president rabbit ears in a group photo taken at an elementary school at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. Official White House photo by Pete Souza

The president should have known better than to ask this group of elementary school students at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida not to make rabbit ears when they posed for a picture in September.

The President kisses a baby girl as he and the Vice president greet wounded warriors and their families during their tour in the East Room of the White House. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

The president kisses a baby girl as he and the Vice president greet wounded warriors and their families during their tour in the East Room of the White House. Official White House photo by Pete Souza

Souza captured this moment in June during a tour of the East Room of the White House for wounded warriors and their families.

All photos are from the White House Flickr feed.

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