Passenger James Parker Sheffield recorded the 92-year-old making his way down the aisle and greeting everyone with a friendly smile.
As overhead pre-flight announcements were made, the former president grinned at every person he encountered and extended his hand for a shake.
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Sheffield posted the video to his Twitter account saying, "Jimmy Carter is on my plane to DC from ATL and just shook every hand of every passenger. #swoon."
As Sheffield shook Carter's hand he said, "What a pleasure. Thank you."
The video has been retweeted over 10,000 times.
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