Former US president, Barack Obama, on Wednesday, spent time with sick children at the National Children’s Medical Centre, Washington, playing Santa Claus.
Photos and a video, which was shared on social media by the hospital showed Obama wearing a Santa cap, while lugging a bag of gifts across his shoulder.
He was also seen spending time with some of the patients.
On his verified Twitter handle, Obama thanked the hospital for allowing him to be their stand-in Santa.
Merry Christmas and happy holidays to the extraordinary kids, families, and staff at Children’s National. And thanks for humoring me as your stand-in Santa. https://t.co/mFmYCVk7cr
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) December 19, 2018