President Barack Obama listens as a child whispers in his ear during Christmas dinner in the mess hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 25, 2010.

President Barack Obama listens as a child whispers in his ear during Christmas dinner in the mess hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 25, 2010.

President Barack Obama listens as a child whispers in his ear during Christmas dinner in the mess hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 25, 2010.