A World Away From Trump: Obama Photog Triggers The Tears In Documentary

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Barack Obama’s White House photographer touched the hearts of viewers Friday with powerful scenes in a new documentary from an administration that feels like lifetimes ago.

The moving photos by Pete Souza in the “The Way I See It,” a documentary produced by MSNBC and Focus Features that aired on the network Friday, triggered an outpouring of reactions on Twitter from tears to yearning and nostalgia — and sadness.

Photos revealed a tearful Obama embracing the parents of Sandy Hook victims, playing basketball with his daughters, letting a young Black boy touch his head to compare haircuts, and lying on his back in the Oval Office grasping a baby in a costume with floppy ears.

Souza was the official photographer for both Obama and Ronald Reagan — presidents, he said, who…


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