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Justin Bieber Delivers on Obama's Photo Promise

6/26/2011 9:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Justin Bieber made a girl's wish come true -- and proved President Barack Obama was a man of his word -- when he met a young fan whose dad died in 9/11.

Last month, Barack was at an event at Ground Zero where he promised 14-year-old Payton Wall he could arrange a meeting with The Biebs. The White House contacted Bieber that day and put the plan in motion. 

Bieber met with Wall (left), her sister Avery, and her friend Madison Roberson on Thursday in NYC and posted a photo of the meeting on her Facebook page (see above). Ironically, the meeting was just moments after Bieber's near-riot outside Macy's in Times Square.

Payton told the NY Post she was more nervous meeting Bieber than she was Obama. 

Sign o' the times.



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lets see Payton has grown up for the past ten years without her dad. She was four when he died. What parent, or any other adult wouldn't try to help their child's dream come true, granted it may be in the form to personally met their latest crush, not a trip to Disneyworld but we would all would try. President Obama had the connections to make Paytons dream come true. Given all that she has gone through as a result of those attacks on America on September 11 wouldn't you use your resources to try to make her dream come true? I am sure that President Obama didnt spend hours on the phone reaching out to JB, rather some of his staff did and Im gonna go out on a limb and say they only had to ask one. We are only coming up on the 10 year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the aftermath is still raw to all Americans let alone the families who lost loved ones. Those families are still hurting, they still have holes in their hearts and anyone who has the ability to lessen their hurt should do so. So I say ... Great job Mr. President and Justin Bieber. While nothing can bring Payton back her deepest hearts desire, her Dad, the Dad she misses, the Dad she played with, who gave her hugs, kissed her goodnight and simply loved her! Mr. President and Justin Bieber you both saw an opportunity to help a hurting girl, Payton to have a wonderful moment to smile smile and just be a kid and you didnt hesitate to step up to the plate! Well Done!!!! And Payton, know that countless people around the world have not forgotten and keep you, your family and the other individuals who lost family or friends on that horrid day in out prayers!

1181 days ago


Good Canadian boy!!!!

1181 days ago


Totally absurd! If he wasn't rich and famous, then they wouldn't care for him. Evidence of piss poor parenting and still using 9/11 to get your way is even worse. BTW, he does look like a lesbo.

1181 days ago


I'm a little confused about this photo, which one of the cute little girls is Justin Bieber?

1181 days ago


Still waiting for the closet moment.

1181 days ago


Cant stand him or his music. But that there was a pretty stand up guy right there.

1181 days ago

Boba Lola    

Want to meet Bieber? Poof!
Fix U.S? Po....

1181 days ago


I think it's nice. The poor girls Dad was murdered by Suadi terrorists. Never got to know him. What's wrong with compassion and a good deed?

1181 days ago


cmon all you people saying 'hes a good guy, class act' hes paid to do it! just like our everyday jobs! meeting people who idolize you is less stressful than the everyday job! he'll be gone from headlines in the next 3 yrs.. tops

1181 days ago


and hes paid to act like he 'cares' about people/fans.. thats his 'IMAGE' and if he does not act like his image is suppose to be No $$ for him... there is NO class act or KUdos about this kid. when he does stuff like this all he sees is $$$ signs.

1181 days ago

Justin Bieber looks exactly like that girl on America's Got Talent

1181 days ago


I'm sure the U.S. economy went to hell in the thirty minutes it took one of Obama's aides to arrange the particulars of this meeting.

1181 days ago


UM....Mr. LA TMZ man.....Macy's is in HERALD SQUARE not TIMES SQUARE.....



1181 days ago


aww.. this is sooo cute, thank you obama

1181 days ago


@ David Dong, errr Douche, errr Jong. It was not Canadians who rioted in Vancouver. It was Americans who came across the border for the games. Guess they learned it from the Rodney King riots in the 1990s. Sticks in your craw that a kid from Canada made a little girl's day? You are sick.

1181 days ago
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