On the left: President Obama, after having announced he would sign 23 executive actions to reduce gun violence.

On the right: Grant Fritz, an eight-year-old who wrote a letter to Obama asking for “changes” after the shootings at Sandy Hook elementary.

In the the middle: An awkward hug, caused in part by a wooden chair.

Obama awkwardly hugs little boy after announcing executive actions on gun violence

[Photo via AP]