President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive for a State Dinner with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Mrs. Gursharan Kaur at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, November 24, 2009. (Olivier Douliery /Abaca Press/MCT)
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive for a State Dinner with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Mrs. Gursharan Kaur at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, November 24, 2009. (Olivier Douliery /Abaca Press/MCT) MCT
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive for a State Dinner with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Mrs. Gursharan Kaur at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, November 24, 2009. (Olivier Douliery /Abaca Press/MCT) MCT

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