- A rare clip has surfaced on social media in which Barack Obama was captured in a priceless moment with his grandmother
- Obama who was 27 at that time had visited his grandmother in 1988 and got her a dress
- Both were seen locked in a warm embrace in a video that melted hearts
A video that caught a priceless moment that played out between former United States President Barack Obama and his grandmother has got many emotional on social media.
In the viral clip which was taken in the year 1988 and shared on Twitter by @AlphaMsanii, a young Obama had paid a visit to his grandmother Sarah Obama and got her a dress.
Obama, who wasn't a president at that time, helped Sarah put on the dress and took few steps back to check out how it looked on her.
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He exclaimed that it looked beautiful on her as the two warmly embraced each other.
The 0.47 seconds video has been watched by over 288,000 persons as many seized the opportunity to send heartfelt condolences to the Obama family over the demise of Sarah who had passed away on Monday, March 29.
Watch the video below:
"I love seeing this footage of President Obama and his grandmother Sarah Obama. It shows so much: his affection for her, the way he cares for people, but it also shows that he visited Africa, and thus can empathize with those in the developing world and many of us right here."
"My deepest condolences to the Obama family."
"Obama - born a gentleman, and will always be a gentleman no matter his status in life. This is why I am a follower of this beautiful human-being."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Obama's granny had been spotted with Kenya's first lady.
Mama Sarah Obama was awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for her dedicated service to the poor.
Obama's grandmother founded Mama Sarah Obama Foundation (MSOF), a charitable organisation, dedicated to helping orphans and poor families feed and educate their children.