Kamala Harris was sworn in as vice president on Wednesday, officially making her the first woman, first Black and first Indian vice president in the country's history.

During the inauguration, many watchers honed in on a particularly warm interaction between Harris and former President Barack Obama, who knows a thing or two about making history in higher office.

The two shared a brief but poignant moment that was caught on camera. 

The moment resonated with many and represented something symbolic.

Here are some reactions to the powerful moment.