Barack Obama popped onstage for an unscripted appearance alongside Bill Clinton, briefly sharing the adoration being showered on the former president by Democratic delegates.
After Clinton finished a rousing speech that formally put Obama's name up for nomination, Obama walked up to give him a hug. The former president and the president shook hands, waved to the crowd, than grabbed the hands of Democrats to the side of the stage as they took their exit together — with Obama's arm on Clinton's back.
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