Fmr. President Jimmy Carter shakes hands with everyone on his flight

ATLANTA -- Former President Jimmy Carter delighted his fellow fliers as he greeted every passenger on his plane to Washington.

Video of the June 8 flight from Atlanta to DC was shared by passenger James Parker Sheffield.

The video shows the 92-year-old Carter making his way down the aisle.

As overhead pre-flight announcements are made, the former president grins at every person he encounters and extends his hand for a shake.

Carter didn't say much, as he was mindful of delaying the plane, Sheffield told WSB-TV.

"It's hard to put into words what a nice reprieve from the current political theater this moment was," Sheffield said.
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