US Elections 2016, the day after: Transiting to the White House

Sleepy son takes centre stage

Mr Donald Trump may have divided America, but his 10-year-old son Barron has become an Internet darling for his valiant efforts to stay awake during the President-elect's rambling victory speech on election night. Barron, the only child of Mr Trump,
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Mr Donald Trump may have divided America, but his 10-year-old son Barron has become an Internet darling for his valiant efforts to stay awake during the President-elect's rambling victory speech on election night. Barron, the only child of Mr Trump, 70, and his third wife Melania, 46, rubbed his eyes and nodded off even as he tried to stand straight in the glare of the world's spotlight next to his father in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 11, 2016, with the headline 'Sleepy son takes centre stage'. Print Edition | Subscribe