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Obama's Best Fist Bumps Of 2009 (PHOTOS, POLL)

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

On June 3, 2008, then-presidential candidate Barack Obama and his wife Michelle introduced the American public to a new congratulatory gesture: the fist-bump. Since then, the President has been bumping fists around the country, taking the hip hand-salute to persons young and old, venues formal and informal and bridging the greeting gap at graduation ceremonies, women's dinners and even a fencing demonstration. So in honor of what we'd like to call The Year of the Fist-Bump, check out Obama's best knuckle-knocks below and tell us which are FIST-tastic, and which deserve a re-bump:

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