Dec. 19, 2012 at 12:15 PM ET
TIME Magazine named President Barack Obama its person of the year on Wednesday, dubbing him the "beneficiary and the author of a kind of a New America," according to managing editor Rick Stengel.
The announcement was accompanied by an instantly iconic photo of the President horsing around at the White House with a tiny Spider-Man, which inspired us to take a look back at Obama's most adorable moments with children. Beware: extreme cuteness ahead!
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