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First Lady, Biden Wish Obama a Happy Birthday on Social Media

Biden tweeted out a picture of braided friendship bracelets Obama had made for them earlier this summer

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    President Barack Obama laughs as the crowd sings "Happy Birthday" to him at the start of his remarks to the Young African Leaders Initiative event at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, in Washington.

    As President Barack Obama celebrated turning 55 on Thursday, some of the people closest to him took to social media to wish him a happy birthday.

    Vice President Joe Biden tweeted out a picture of braided friendship bracelets Obama had made for them earlier this summer, writing, "Happy 55th, Barack! A Brother to me, a best friend forever."

    The two men's political marriage has grown continuously stronger over the years and has developed into a close friendship.

    First Lady Michelle Obama also honored her husband's birthday with a candid photo on Instagram of the two of them dressed in formal wear.

    "55 years young and that smile still gets me ever single day," she wrote. "Happy birthday, Barack. I love you."

    55 years young and that smile still gets me every single day. Happy birthday, Barack. I love you. -mo

    A photo posted by First Lady Michelle Obama (@michelleobama) on

    The president and his family celebrated his birthday dining at Fiola Mare, an Italian seafood restaurant on the Georgetown waterfront — a favorite of the Obamas. 

    A group of Ugandans also sang a happy birthday to the President on Wednesday at a town hall meeting of young African leaders.