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Nick Jonas elated on meeting Barack Obama

Published: Wednesday, June 24, 2009, 12:44 [IST]

Washington, (ANI): American singer songwriter Nick Jonas was very elated at the chance to meet US President Barack Obama on June 23.

Jonas, 16, of the Jonas Brothers band, had already met with Sasha and Malia Obama on their first night in the White House, and on the second visit he got to meet the president and a group of kids who live with diabetes.

"I'm excited," People magazine quoted Jonas, who wearing a tailored grey suit, as saying about his meeting. "This is the first time I'm meeting the president. It's gonna be fun," he said.

His appearance at the White House was a surprise to the diabetic children meeting Obama, and many of them seemed more excited to meet him than the president.

"Nick Jonas! Nick Jonas! We got to meet Nick Jonas!!!" the kids screamed as they were leaving the White House, showing off their autographs at the same time. "That's cool," Jonas, who shook everybody's hand and briefly met the president, said.

"It was great. He came up and thanked me for meeting his daughters and playing for them. I said, 'It's a pleasure to meet you.' He said, 'It's a pleasure to meet you, too.' Then we took a picture with about 100 kids," Jonas revealed outside the Executive Mansion.

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