Presidents And Their Daughters (PHOTOS)

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

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Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is engaged to be married, after accepting a Thanksgiving proposal from her longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky. Hard to believe it was 16 years ago that she snuggled with her father Bill, the president-elect, at a 1993 pre-inaugural event (pictured). In honor of Chelsea being all grown up, take a sentimental look back at U.S. presidents in special moments with their daughters.

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President Bill Clinton holds hands with his daughter Chelsea after a visit to a Washington, D.C., bookstore.
In this photo: Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton
Photo: ROBERT GIROUX/AFP/Getty Images
May 23, 1993

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After losing the election for a second term, Carter comforts a crying Amy before their departure for Georgia on the day of Ronald Reagan's inauguration.
Photo: Robert Burgess/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Dec 01, 2009

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Then a senator from Texas, LBJ travels with Luci.
In this photo: Luci Baines Johnson, Lyndon Johnson
Photo: Thomas D. McAvoy./Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
April 1st, 1960

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Alice Roosevelt is flanked by her first husband Nicholas Longworth (left) and her father, U.S. president Theodore Roosevelt.
In this photo: Alice Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Nicholas Longworth
Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Jan 01, 1905

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