Photographed President Obama

Was making my way home yesterday morning after wrapping up a quick editorial job and was confronted with traffic barricade after traffic barricade in our little neighborhood of Wedgwood. Jokingly, I asked a stander-by if the President was in one of those houses to which she calmly replied, 'yes.' In a move straight of Nascar, I angled the car into the first available spot and joined the droves of anxious-ites willing to brave to the cold just to get a peek of the man himself and the baby elephant he was attempting to corral for a homeowner.

Below are a couple photos. It's my hope that one day I'll be closer than 30 yards away when capturing this stuff. . .

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With a baby elephant on the loose, many folks showed up to catch a glimpse. They'd heard President Barack Obama was around, too.

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People photographing the 'Baby Elephant Containment Unit of Greater Seattle' on NE 75th St and 40th Ave NE in Seattle.

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The press junket was there looking 'just so' showing off this year's must have item: laptop in transport to wherever you're walking.

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Mayor McGinn was in attendance and pulled out a Larabar he had in his biking shorts.

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Gov. Christine Gregoire tried her best but was rushed away when her husband lobbied her for the Denny's 'all-you-can-eat' breakfast buffet that ended at 11am.

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President Barack Obama decided he'd come out and handle it. In fact was told later by a friend, that his exact words were "hold up, I got this."

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With the baby elephant back in it's baby elephant sleeping quarters at the Foss residence, Obama decided he'd caravan over to UW's HecEd and give a speech just for the 'Hec' of it.

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People losing their minds over the President's ability to handle baby elephant corralling.

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Everyone disheartened by their inability to capture any photos of the baby elephant. Thankfully, they got a couple of the President 'gettin' it done.'