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Barack Obama, Jackie Robinson's Widow, Rachel Robinson At Screening Of '42' (PHOTO)

04/03/2013 03:44 pm ET | Updated Apr 03, 2013

We must admit, we're beyond excited for the release of the Jackie Robinson movie '42.' First the trailer gave us goosebumps, then this happened:

The White House tweeted the official photo of Barack Obama with the baseball legend's widow and it made our hearts burst. The photo was taken during a screening of the film the president hosted at the White House.

At a separate screening, for a group of high school and college students, Mrs. Obama spoke to how powerful the film was and how much it affected her and her husband.

"I can say with all sincerity that it was truly powerful for us," she said. "We walked away from that just visibly, physically moved by the experience of the movie, of the story," and the "raw emotion" they felt afterward.

If the movie is half as powerful as this photo, we know it's going to be a hit. Check out the awesome picture and share your thoughts in the comments section below.

Are you as excited for the movie as we are?

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