Denver family vacationing in Kansas City snaps selfie with President Obama at barbecue restaurant

Natalie Carrado says it was a 'fun surprise'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Denver family vacationing in Kansas City, Missouri, this week, will have a unique souvenir to bring home with them: a selfie with President Barack Obama.

Natalie Carrado told sister-station KSHB-TV that she was dining at Arthur Bryant's Barbecue restaurant with her son and his friend when they spotted the commander in chief.

Carrado said the other people in the selfie photo include Alex Nemmers and Jake Kramer.

In an email to KSHB, Carrado wrote:

"We were eating at Arthur Bryant's Barbecue in Kansas City, MO. Visiting from Denver Colorado, (Go Broncos! :) ) Enjoying Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun amusement parks. We were eating at this world famous BBQ, getting ready to watch my husband at the Ringside boxing tournament this week. We had a fun surprise during dinner! In walks Secret Service with an announcement that a "VIP person" would be coming in for dinner. In walks president Obama!"

"It was pretty nice that he was able to speak with every table in the restaurant and we were able to chat with him and hear some fun stories about him and his daughter riding a roller coaster five years ago.

"We didn't want to bother him for a better picture so we figured this selfie would do. :) Fun times!"

 Carrado's family said it's not every day you get to meet the president.

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