Photo Shows President Barack Obama Snorkeling Off The Coast Of His Native Hawaii 

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A dramatic image has been released showing President Obama snorkeling among coral in the Pacific Ocean 
Wearing just a pair of swimming shorts, the president glides through the water off the coast of Midway Atoll 
President says growing up in Hawaii helped him to understand and appreciate the importance of the ocean
Photographer Brian Skerry, who snapped the image, said President Obama was a 'strong and athletic swimmer'  
The photo of President Obama  is from the February issue of National Geographic magazine and appears in Sea of Hope: America's Underwater Treasures, premiering Sunday, January 15 at 7/6c on National Geographic.  

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