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Picture of Barack Obama snorkeling near colorful coral reef in the Midway Islands
August 4, 2021

Snorkeling With Obama

Former U.S. President Barack Obama snorkels in the waters off the Midway Islands in September 2016. The dive was part of his trip to celebrate the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument to twice the size of Texas, making it one of the world's largest protected areas.
Photograph by Brian Skerry | Nat Geo Image Collection
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