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"Obama Claus" Made A Special Visit To A Children's Hospital In DC! ( PICS & VIDEO)

Former President Barack Obama donned a Santa hat and delivered presents to patients at Children's National hospital!

I LOVE the hashtag... #ObamaClaus!

Children's National posted these pics on Instagram with the caption: "Who said the Grinch stole Christmas?! Our patients and their families received a HUGE holiday surprise when @barackobama warmed our hallways with a huge bag of gifts for our patients! Thank you so much for visiting! ????#SWIPELEFT to see more! #Holidaysatchildrens #ObamaAndKids#ObamaClaus."

Who said the Grinch stole Christmas?! Our patients and their families received a HUGE holiday surprise when @barackobama warmed our hallways with a huge bag of gifts for our patients! Thank you so much for visiting! ????#SWIPELEFT to see more! #Holidaysatchildrens #ObamaAndKids #ObamaClaus

2,258 Likes, 133 Comments - Children's National (@childrensnational) on Instagram: "Who said the Grinch stole Christmas?! Our patients and their families received a HUGE holiday..."

Here's the video of former President Obama in action at Children's National...

Children's National ???? on Twitter

Thank you @BarackObama for making our patients' day so much brighter. Your surprise warmed our hallways and put smiles on everyone's faces! Our patients loved your company...and your gifts! https://t.co/bswxSrA4sQ ❤️ #HolidaysAtChildrens #ObamaAndKids https://t.co/qii53UbSRS

He sent out a tweet and thanked them for letting him be their "stand-in Santa".  I'm thinking he could have that gig every year if he wanted!  Now, if we could only get "Obama Claus" to slide down the chimney at the White House and stay a while...

Barack Obama on Twitter

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