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Staffers worked quickly to rectify the mistake and the bill was paid by the end of the day.

The campaign stop was part of the administration's new “Fatherhood Buzz," an initiative aimed at providing fathers with "positive information through barbers and barber shops as a part of the administration’s longstanding Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative,” according to the White House.

"The reason the two older gentlemen are here is, as I was mentioning, barbershops are where a lot of men go, and we want to work with them — we want to work with barbershops to figure out how we can get better information to fathers about resources that are available to them so they can find job training programs; they can find support groups for fathers," Obama said during the lunch.

"The more information we’re getting out there to folks about how they could take responsibility for their kids, make sure that they're in their child’s lives, help support their mother even if they're not living with the mother, makes a huge difference."