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'She was warm'

Bookstore employee’s surprise encounter with Hillary Clinton goes viral

By WITW Staff on November 22, 2016

A surprise visit made to The Savoy Bookstore in Westerly, Rhode Island, by Hillary Clinton and her family has drawn attention after one of the store’s employees took to Facebook to describe the encounter. Hillary Clinton, along with her husband Bill Clinton, her daughter Chelsea Clinton, her son-in-law Marc Mezvinky, and her grandchildren, Charlotte and Aidan, arrived at the bookstore in black SUVs, flanked by men with earpieces. According to employee Jessica Wick, Clinton asked her about a book and agreed when Jessica asked her if she’d pose for a photo.

“She was gracious and she was warm and she said the bookstore was beautiful,” wrote Wick in a post that has since gone viral. “They were kind. I wish them a good future, and loads of good books and interesting reading. This was definitely one of the coolest things to have happened to me.”

11/20/16.So. Today I met Hillary Clinton. This was a surprise and I can't imagine meeting anyone else who looms as…

Posted by Jessica Wick on Monday, November 21, 2016

This wasn’t the first unexpected run-in with Clinton to go viral since the end of Clinton’s presidential campaign. Clinton, who last week made her first public remarks since conceding the election, was also spotted hiking with her husband in the woods near her Chappaqua, New York, home earlier this month.

Read the full story at The New York Post.


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