Video captures rare moment between Hillary Clinton and her granddaughter

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During her presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton often mentioned her role as mother and grandmother. She did not, however, often show that side of her to the public.

A video clip shared on Twitter gives us an unique glimpse into this part of Clinton's life. New York Magazine reported that the clip was recorded backstage at an event in May, but it was not widely distributed:

In the video, Clinton is FaceTiming with her granddaughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. She turned two years old in September; Clinton attended her birthday party amidst debate prep.

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Hillary Clinton addresses the Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds celebration at the Newseum in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

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Hillary Clinton hugs Marian Wright Edelman, president and founder of the, Children's Defense Fund, before addressing the group's Beat the Odds celebration at the Newseum in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

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Hillary Clinton walks from the stage after speaking to the Childrenâs Defense Fund in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2016.

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Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at the Children's Defense Fund Beat the Odds Celebration at the Newseum in Washington on November 16, 2016.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton receives a standing ovation while being honored during the Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds Celebration at the Newseum November 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. This was the first time Clinton had spoken in public since conceeding the presidential race to Republican Donald Trump.

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Hillary Clinton is seen thru two chairs as she addresses the Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds celebration at the Newseum in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

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Former Secretary of State and former Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton delivers remarks while being honored during the Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds Celebration at the Newseum November 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. This was the first time Clinton had spoken in public since conceeding the presidential race to Republican Donald Trump.

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Hillary Clinton and Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children's Defense Fund, wave before Clinton speaks to the group in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2016.

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Hillary Clinton arrives at the Children's Defense Fund Beat the Odds Celebration at the Newseum in Washington on November 16, 2016.

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Hillary Clinton speaks to the Childrenâs Defense Fund in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2016.

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Hillary Clinton is seen through a teleprompter as she speaks at the Children's Defense Fund Beat the Odds Celebration at the Newseum in Washington on November 16, 2016.

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Both Bill and Hillary Clinton are seen talking to Charlotte. They kiss her good-bye; at one point, Clinton imitates a train, "Chugga chugga choo choo!" Chelsea Clinton's husband, Marc Mezvinsky, is also heard over the phone.

Clinton FaceTiming her granddaughter appeared to be part of her routine. The day before the election, CNN reporter MJ Lee shared a photo of Clinton speaking with Charlotte while on an airport tarmac:

With as such a hectic schedule as she had during campaigning, it's easy to see that Clinton became an expert in FaceTime.

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