Earlier today, USA president Barack Obama was in attendance at a statue unveiling for legendary Celtics great, Bill Russell.
Thanks to Pete Souza of the White House, we have this touching picture of Obama giving Russell a huge hug while the statue is seen in the foreground:
President Obama hugs Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell after viewing his statue in Boston earlier this week pic.twitter.com/wju3Gy8t2M
— petesouza (@petesouza) November 1, 2013
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