Little Girl Sees Man with White Beard and Red Shirt in Store and Thinks It's Santa Claus

A girl had the surprise of a lifetime when she was shopping  at a Walmart West Virginia with her family when she ran into Kris Kringle himself!

Little Sophie Jo spotted a man with a white beard and red shirt and believed he was Santa Claus.

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The tot followed the man around before building up the courage to approach who she thought was St. Nick.

The man, identified as Roger Larck, played along, got down on one knee and asked her if she had been a good girl this year.

The little girl's father, Robert, filmed the encounter and posted the now-viral video on Facebook. 

Sophie found Santa at Walmart this evening. She saw him then kept sneaking up on him. She asked him if he was Santa at first and if you turn up the volume you can hear the rest. So cute and innocent. I love this!!

Posted by Robert Riley on Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Larck asked Sophie Jo: “Are you getting ready for Christmas?”

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She nodded as he smiled from ear to ear while he spoke to her.

Following their brief encounter, Sophie let the man get back to his shopping and left with a memory she will never forget.

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