Michelle Obama wishes Barack a happy birthday via Instagram

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President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama during her remarks at an Affordable Care Act reception in the East Room of the White House, May 1, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama during her remarks at an Affordable Care Act reception in the East Room of the White House, May 1, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

First lady Michelle Obama took to her Instagram account Monday to wish her husband, Barack Obama, a happy birthday.

While last year she opted for a throwback photo of themselves, this year the first lady posted a heartwarming photo of Barack kissing her cheek behind a podium.

The moment was captured during an Affordable Care Act reception in the East Room on May 1, 2014, by White House photographer Pete Souza.

Michelle Obama’s Instagram photo was accompanied by the caption:

Happy Birthday to the man who always makes me proud. Thank you for your friendship, honesty and compassion. I will love you always. -mo

Happy Birthday to the man who always makes me proud. Thank you for your friendship, honesty and compassion. I will love you always. -mo

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

The president is spending a low-key 53rd birthday with no public events scheduled.

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