BLACK VOICES
08/04/2012 10:30 am ET

President Obama Birthday: Our Favorite Moments From The Commander-In-Chief's 50th Year

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at Loudoun County High School, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 in Leesburg, Va. (AP
President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at Loudoun County High School, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 in Leesburg, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Today, President Barack Obama celebrates his 51st birthday, and over the last 12 months the commander-in-chief has had more than his share of successes related to his job as president.

Although his policy related successes are worthy of note, today Huffington Post BlackVoices decided to focus on some of the president's lighter moments from his 50th year -- moments that remind us that, despite his position as the most powerful man in the world -- he is still a regular guy.

Check out our list and let us know which moments you enjoyed.

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