This baby was so excited to meet Santa, he couldn't stay awake

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Sleeping Baby Gets Adorable Photo with Sleeping Santa


He sees you when you're sleeping -- and then he takes a nap.

Donnie Walters, the owner of Donnie's Daddy Daycare, took his 6-month-old son, Zeke, to a department store to meet Santa for the first time on Nov. 26. That can really tire a kid out.


Zeke fell asleep in the line while waiting to meet old Saint Nick in in Evansville, Indiana. Luckily, Santa didn't mind and had the good sense to know that you should never wake a sleeping baby.

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This baby was so excited to meet Santa, he couldn't stay awake
A man dressed as Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost), the Belarus Santa Claus consoles a crying little patient during a visit to a children's hospital in Minsk, on December 28, 2012. AFP PHOTO / VIKTOR DRACHEV (Photo credit should read VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)
In this photograph taken December 15, 2011 a boy cries during a picture session with Santa Claus complete with mock up reindeers and snowman in winter setting inside an upscale mall in Indonesia's capital city of Jakarta. Some commercial centers are decorated for the Christmas season celebration in the world's most populous Muslim country. AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD (Photo credit should read ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Syrian boys cry as they are pictured with Santa Claus at a kindergarten in Damascus, on December 19, 2013. AFP PHOTO/LOUAI BESHARA (Photo credit should read LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)
A man playing Santa Claus (C) from Finland sits with children at the Hinomoto nursery school in Tokyo on December 9, 2013. The Santa is here as a goodwill ambassador of Finnair until December 27. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
July 17 2010. Santa had a captive crowd save for one, Eric (9 L and hat) , Christian (7 white shirt) Karey Reilly ( blue) Dan Neilsen and the crying youngest Noah (2) who was a little scared of seeing Santa in summer. Santa left Toronto Saturday to head to the World Santa Congress in Copenhagen Denmark but took the chance to hand out some candy to travelers at Pearson. (Rene Johnston/ Toronto Star Staff Photo) (Photo by Rene Johnston/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN: A Santa Claus (R) humors a crying baby with a teddy bear after some 200 Santa Claus sang Christmas songs for the charity at a Tokyo hotel, 30 November 2003. Some 200 American charity group members in Santa Claus clad will travel to Asian countries including Hong Kong China, Singapore, and mainland China AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
BETHLEHEM, ISRAEL: A little girl cries in the arms of Santa Claus during the Latin Church Christmas procession in Bethlehem's Manger Square 24 December. (COLOR KEY: Santa wears red.) (Photo credit should read AWAD AWAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Santa Claus grimaces as Molly Powell,8mos., starts to cry after having her picture taken at Park Meadows Mall. Shoppers hit the malls the day after Thanksgiving to catch special prices at retails shops. (Photo By John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
Iyona Sansbury, 4, of Columbia, South Carolina, thinks about what she wants for Christmas while sitting on Santa's lap at Dutch Square Center, Columbia, South Carolina, Thursday, December 20, 2012. (Tim Dominick/The State/MCT via Getty Images)
This photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, in Kwethluk, Alaska, shows Alaina David, 2, crying while having her photo taken with Santa . The visit of Santa and Mrs. Claus is part of the Alaska National Guard's Operation Santa Claus, which visits several remote Alaska Native villages each year. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
This photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, in Kwethluk, Alaska, shows 2-year-old Lucas Fisher crying while having a picture taken with Mrs. Claus. The visit is part of the Alaska National Guard's Operation Santa Claus, which visits several remote Alaska Native villages each year. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Little four-month-old Tavist Lohden, left, lets out a cry as he his held by Santa Claus, portrayed by Bob Campbell, at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden in Dallas, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. As much of the country(AP Photo/LM Otero)
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Instead, Santa snapped some adorable pictures and took a quick snooze with Zeke.


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