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The Obamas visit the Queen

<p>President Barack Obama (C) and first lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Head of the Household David Walker as they arrive at Buckingham Palace to meet with Queen Elizabeth in London April 1, 2009.   REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

President Barack Obama (C) and first lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Head of the Household David Walker as they arrive at Buckingham Palace to meet with Queen Elizabeth in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

President Barack Obama (C) and first lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Head of the Household David Walker as they arrive at Buckingham Palace to meet with Queen Elizabeth in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at Buckingham Palace to meet with Queen Elizabeth in London, April 1, 2009.  REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at Buckingham Palace to meet with Queen Elizabeth in London, April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at Buckingham Palace to meet with Queen Elizabeth in London, April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L), meet Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009.  REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool</p>

President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L), meet Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L), meet Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

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<p>A video grab from television footage shows first lady Michelle Obama (C) standing with Britain's Queen Elizabeth during a reception for G20 leaders at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009.   REUTERS/POOL via Reuters Tv</p>

A video grab from television footage shows first lady Michelle Obama (C) standing with Britain's Queen Elizabeth during a reception for G20 leaders at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/POOL via Reuters Tv

A video grab from television footage shows first lady Michelle Obama (C) standing with Britain's Queen Elizabeth during a reception for G20 leaders at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/POOL via Reuters Tv

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<p>President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (R) speak to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009.   REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool</p>

President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (R) speak to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (R) speak to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

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<p>President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (2nd R) pose for a photograph with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009.  REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool</p>

President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (2nd R) pose for a photograph with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (2nd R) pose for a photograph with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

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<p>President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (R) speak to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009.   REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool</p>

President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (R) speak to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (R) speak to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

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<p>A member of President Barack Obama's staff carries a gift from Queen Elizabeth to his car at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009.   REUTERS/Stefan Rousseau/Pool</p>

A member of President Barack Obama's staff carries a gift from Queen Elizabeth to his car at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Rousseau/Pool

A member of President Barack Obama's staff carries a gift from Queen Elizabeth to his car at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Rousseau/Pool

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<p>Leaders and Heads of State pose with Queen Elizabeth for a group photograph at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009.  REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool</p>

Leaders and Heads of State pose with Queen Elizabeth for a group photograph at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool

Leaders and Heads of State pose with Queen Elizabeth for a group photograph at Buckingham Palace in London April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool

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<p>A Buckingham Palace staff member carries first lady Michelle Obama's coat back to the presidential limousine after her arrival to meet with Britain's Queen Elizabeth in London, April 1, 2009.  REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

A Buckingham Palace staff member carries first lady Michelle Obama's coat back to the presidential limousine after her arrival to meet with Britain's Queen Elizabeth in London, April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

A Buckingham Palace staff member carries first lady Michelle Obama's coat back to the presidential limousine after her arrival to meet with Britain's Queen Elizabeth in London, April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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