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Hadrien Trudeau Charms Washington Seconds After Arrival

03/09/2016 07:58 EST | Updated 03/11/2016 02:59 EST

As soon as the Trudeaus stepped off the plane in Washington, D.C., their youngest son, Hadrien, completely stole the show.

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The prime minister is on his first visit to the U.S. since being sworn in last fall. Most of the anticipation about the trip is towards the state dinner — the first held for a Canadian leader in 19 years.

But on Wednesday, the photographers couldn't keep their lenses off of two-year-old Hadrien at Andrews Airforce Base.

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Hadrien danced around his father's legs as a military band greeted the family, including wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, as well as the couple's older children, Xavier and Ella-Grace.

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Students from Patterson Elementary School greeted the family with flying flags from both countries and handshakes.

Hadrien, however, preferred to dole out some high fives.


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The toddler was sporting a simple grey golf shirt with pants very similar to his older brother's. And we have to say, we love his tousled curls.

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After photos and greetings, the family were on their way — and if cuteness is any measure of success, the Trudeaus' trip to Washington is off to a very good start.

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