President Trump, Melania and Barron view the Great American Eclipse

The Trump family gathered outside the White House on Monday to share in the experience of the Great American Eclipse.

President Trump, first lady Melania Trump and 11-year-old Barron Trump grabbed their protective eyewear and viewed the first total solar eclipse to pass over most of the United States in almost 100 years.

See images of the first family as they viewed the eclipse:

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Trump family looks up at the Great American Eclipse
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Trump family looks up at the Great American Eclipse
U.S. President Donald Trump watches the solar eclipse with first Lady Melania Trump and son Barron from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 21, 2017 REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump watches the solar eclipse from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump watches the solar eclipse with first Lady Melania Trump from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump watches the solar eclipse with first Lady Melania Trump from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump watches the solar eclipse with first Lady Melania Trump from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross watch the solar eclipse from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 21, 1017 REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross watch the solar eclipse from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 21, 1017 REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump watches the solar eclipse with first Lady Melania Trump from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
White House Senior Adviser Ivanka Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (L) watch the solar eclipse from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump watches the solar eclipse with first Lady Melania Trump and son Barron from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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As is seen in this video, President Trump was looking up to the sky in front of a crowd gathered at the White House when someone yelled "Don't look!"

As many on Twitter pointed out, two different photos show Trump staring up at the eclipse with just the protection of his naked eye.

https://twitter.com/DanielWalsh12/status/899711699871289344

Social media reacts to the Trumps watching the eclipse:

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Social media reacts to Trump's staring at the solar eclipse
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Social media reacts to Trump's staring at the solar eclipse
Trump looking directly into the eclipse pretty much sums up 2017.
Wait trump actually tried to look into the eclipse. https://t.co/vs3dPS0Fn3
Trump: did obama ever look at the sun during an eclipse Aide: whoa sir, i know what you're thinking, but -- Trum… https://t.co/DXp06GN9Pf
These photos of trump looking at the eclipse unprotected are gold
There are two different photos of Trump staring at the eclipse without glasses
Nothing sums Donald Trump up quite as well as a photo of him attempting to look directly at the eclipse with his na… https://t.co/LzwRE3uzyR
Melania: Omg it's happening Trump: I don't see anything Barron: Mom I don't want to look, I'm scared.… https://t.co/W4KyJez05g
find someone who looks at you the way trump looked at the eclipse
Don't tweet Don't say that Don't look directly into the sun during a solar eclipse Donald Trump really does do what people tell him not to.
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