Customers leave love for POTUS in Cleveland Park shop

Hundreds of customers stop by this little shop in Northeast D.C. to leave a little love for President Barack Obama. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)
Hundreds of customers stop by this little shop in Northwest D.C. to leave a little love for President Barack Obama. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)

The notes contain heartfelt words of gratitude from customers to President Barack Obama and his family. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)
The notes contain heartfelt words of gratitude from customers to President Barack Obama and his family. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)

Wake Up Little Suzie is located on 3409 Connecticut Avenue NW. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)
Wake Up Little Suzie, located at 3409 Connecticut Ave. NW, is open Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m.–6 p.m. and Sundays noon–5 p.m. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)

The store sells all sorts of crafts, jewelry and knickknacks. They sell gifts for babies and tots, too. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)
The store sells all sorts of crafts, jewelry and knickknacks. They sell gifts for babies and tots, too. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)

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Hundreds of customers stop by this little shop in Northeast D.C. to leave a little love for President Barack Obama. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)
The notes contain heartfelt words of gratitude from customers to President Barack Obama and his family. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)
Wake Up Little Suzie is located on 3409 Connecticut Avenue NW. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)
The store sells all sorts of crafts, jewelry and knickknacks. They sell gifts for babies and tots, too. (Courtesy Wake Up Little Suzie)

WASHINGTON — There’s a little shop in the Cleveland Park neighborhood of Northwest D.C., recognizable by the dozens of colorful Post-its tacked onto the storefront window.

Pink, yellow, orange — the memos are a range of colors and shapes, but they all have one thing in common: heartfelt words of gratitude from customers of Wake Up Little Suzie to President Barack Obama and his family.

“Thank you is too small a word for all you both gave,” reads a note left by just one of hundreds of customers. “We are better for your service.”

The shop, which started off as an antique clothing store through the 1980s, switched gears in 1988 to sell all sorts of crafts, jewelry and knickknacks. Now, Wake Up Little Suzie is where anyone can drop by and leave a message for the 44th president of the United States.

Wake Up Little Suzie is located on 3409 Connecticut Ave. NW, open Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays noon to 5 p.m.

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