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Obama Takes Selfie With ‘Big Papi’ David Ortiz

The photo was retweeted almost 19,000 times within an hour

What do you do when the President asks you to pose for an official photo? Well, if you’re Red Sox player David Ortiz, aka Big Papi, you ask him to take a selfie first.

“Do you mind if I take my own?” Ortiz asked Obama before snapping this gem:

While the photo isn’t quite in Ellen Degeneres selfie territory, it had been retweeted almost 19,000 times in less than an hour.

“It’s the Big Papi selfie,” Obama said.

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