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March 27, 2015. Source: Aman­da Lucidon/The White House

South­side with You,” a film about the first date of Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma and the First Lady, will pre­miere at the­aters on August 26.  The big screen romance, which is set in Chica­go dur­ing the sum­mer of 1989, begins with the two prepar­ing for their day togeth­er.  With just a week until the movie’s release, we thought it fit­ting to share these throw­back pho­tos of the First Cou­ple in their ear­ly years through their entrance into the White House.
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The Oba­mas with their shoes off on their wed­ding day.  Octo­ber 1992. Source: Instyle Mag­a­zine (Cour­tesy of the Oba­mas)
Can­did wed­ding day shot. Octo­ber 1992. Source: https://www.facebook.com/michelleobama/
With the bridal party.
With the bridal par­ty.
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Snug­gled up for a pho­to. Source: https://www.instagram.com/michelleobama/
Snug­gling again.  Source: https://www.facebook.com/michelleobama/
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Pos­ing on the couch.
In their home in Hyde Park (Chica­go neigh­bor­hood). May 26, 1996. Source: New York­er, Mar­i­ana Cook
Side by side.
Source: NewsOne
On the cam­paign trail for U.S. Sen­ate. 2004. Source: New­sOne
In 2008. Photographer: Charles Ommanney.
In 2008. Pho­tog­ra­ph­er: Charles Omman­ney.

Sharing a private moment on Inauguration Day. 2009.
Shar­ing a pri­vate moment on Inau­gu­ra­tion Day. 2009.

And in case you have not seen the trail­er, here it is:

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