Former President Obama took time out to snap a photo with a surprised mother and her 6-month-old baby when she spotted Obama at the Anchorage International Airport on Monday.
Jolene Jackinsky was waiting to board her a flight when she saw a man who looked a lot like Obama in the waiting area before realizing, “Oh my God, it is Obama,” the Associated Press reported.
After noticing the adorable baby Giselle, Obama asked the mother, “Who is this pretty girl?” Obama then held her as the two continued to chat about their kids, Jackinsky said.
As the baby’s father approached, the former president jokingly said, “I’m taking your baby,” reports KTUU.
Jackinsky then took a few photos with Obama and later posted them to Facebook, which have since gone viral.
“I think it’s unreal and pretty exciting that I get to have a picture with him and my baby,” she said. “Not a lot of people get to meet him.”
Obama told the Jackinsky’s that he was returning home from a vacation.
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