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Sasha Obama to her Dad: 'You didn't mess up'

Published on Jan 21, 2013 6:00 AM
US President Barack Obama is officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts in the Blue Room of the White House during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington on Jan 20, 2013. Next to Obama are (left to right) First Lady Michelle Obama, holding the family bible, and daughters Malia and Sasha. -- PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON (AFP) - To everyone else, he is the president of the United States (US), but to his young daughters Barack Obama is just Dad, who sometimes messes stuff up.

The president's 11-year-old daughter Sasha on Sunday gave a rare glimpse into the 44th US president's personal life, after watching her father take the oath of office to begin his second term.

"Good job Dad," Sasha said, as her father gave her a hug after the swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House.

"I did it," Mr Obama replied, before his mischievous daughter offered her verdict on the spectacle.

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