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“Santa’ Obama pays a visit and gives gifts at DC children’s hospital

The former President Barack Obama visited Children’s National hospital in Washington, DC, on Wednesday.
(The office of the President, Barack Obama)

The former President Barack Obama made a Holly, jolly trip to a children’s hospital in the nation’s capital on Wednesday, his office confirmed.

Obama seemed to be in the holiday spirit, sporting Santa during his stop at the Children’s National hospital in the North-West of Washington. There, he handed over presents and visited with patients and families, a statement from his office said.

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“Today, during the visit of President Obama welcomes the individual patient in their room, and heard by several game rooms, brings Christmas gifts, he and his staff gathered said,” the statement. To spend”, he had the chance time with the parents and siblings of children who spend the holidays in the hospital, and he also recorded a short message to the hospital’s internal TV system, the wishes of the patient, which he could not visit, today, a wonderful Christmas time.”

Among the gifts Obama toting: glitter nail Polish, and remote-control cars, reported The Washington Post.
(The office of the President, Barack Obama)

Among the gifts he was toting: glitter nail Polish, and remote-control cars, reported The Washington Post.

Among the photos of his visit, in which Obama took a selfie with a ray of the patient was in her hospital bed.

Obama leans in for a selfie with a young patient.
(The office of the President, Barack Obama)

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And in a video together on the hospital Facebook, a group, belting out the festive tune of “We Wish you a Merry Christmas.”

The medical complex, thanked Obama for the drop in.

“Who said the Grinch stole Christmas?” the post said. “Our patients and their families get a huge holiday surprise, as Barack Obama warms up our hallways with a huge bag of gifts for our patients!”

The day was likely to be a memorable experience for all, said in the hospital, Kurt Newman, chief executive and President of the Children’s National Health System, The Post office.

“I know that you will talk about for years to come,” Newman said. “At such a busy time of the year when nobody in the hospital wants, his natural warmth lifted the spirits of those children, their parents and of the individual employees that he met on the way.”

Fox News’ Mike Emanuel contributed to this report.

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