A gentleman with a heart of gold.

The 89-year-old George H.W. Bush has shown his playful spirit time and time again with his colorful sock choices, but today, it’s his generous spirit that’s capturing our hearts:

It’s more than just a smooth that connects President Bush with little Patrick:

What a beautiful way to honor her memory.

Members of his Secret Service detail have followed suit:

Amazing.

God bless President Bush and precious Patrick.

For more information about Patrick, be sure to visit patrickspals.org.

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Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.