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Watch President's Obama's hilarious Sasha and Malia imitation

by Eun Kyung Kim / / Source: TODAY

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Before he became the president of the United States, he was a father to a pair of daughters, who are now teenagers.

So when President Obama spoke to students at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington D.C., he acknowledged he had kept the crowd waiting in a way that told them, he understood.

“Good thing you all had your phones with you,” he said.

And then he started impersonating his kids texting on their cell phones.

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President Barack Obama pretends to be texting.
President Barack Obama imitates his daughters on their phones.JIM LO SCALZO / EPA

Obama didn’t mention whether he was specifically channeling Sasha, 15, or Malia, 18, but we’re pretty sure his impersonation was dead on.

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President Obama with daughters Sasha and Malia in the Rose Garden at the White House in 2015.Getty Images

For good measure, he then demonstrated his selfie-taking skills.

President Barack Obama pretends to take a selfie
The president, pretending to take a selfie.JIM LO SCALZO / EPA

The president also spoke wistfully about how, back in his day, people didn’t have texts. That meant they had to gather courage to actually face their crushes instead of texting them.

"We had to send little notes. And then we used to actually have to go up to somebody if we liked them and talk to them. So that may happen to you someday," he told the crowd.

Oh, POTUS, so old school.

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