Sasha and Malia Obama through the years(43 images)
President Barack Obama's daughters Malia and Sasha Obama were 11- and 8-years-old, respectively when their father took office in 2009. The girls have grown up the spotlight and were featured in Time magazine's "25 Most Influential Teens of 2014." Here's a gallery featuring UPI's best photos of the Obama siblings during their time as first daughters.
President Obama's daughters Malia (L) and Sasha smile during the national Christmas tree lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House December 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. The lighting of the tree is an annual tradition attended by the president and the first family. Pool photo by Olivier Douliery/UPI
United States President Barack Obama waves as he and his family return to the White House aboard Marine 1 after a week's vacation in Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts on Sunday, August 30, 2009. From left to right: President Obama, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama. UPI/Ron Sachs/Pool
Malia (L) and Sasha Obama walk to their seats before President Barack Obama addressed a crowd gathered at the foot of the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the violence 50 years ago during the March on Selma, in Selma, Alabama, March 7, 2015. Photo by David Tulis/UPI
Sasha and Malia Obama, the daughters of President Barack Obama, attends a White House Dance Series event honoring Judith Jamison, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's artistic directory, in the East Room at the White House in Washington on September 7, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
Sasha Obama (bottom) bangs the gavel on the podium under the eye of her mother, Michelle Obama, wife of presumptive Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) on the first day of the Democratic Convention in Denver on August 25, 2008. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
Sasha Obama, 7, daughter of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL), participates in Delegate Service Day, packing supply boxes for U.S. Troops serving overseas, at Curtis Park in Denver, Colorado on August 27, 2008. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)