President Barack Obama gets emotional during farewell address when speaking to first lady Michelle Obama: “You’ve made me proud. You’ve made the country proud.”

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Amid his two terms in office, President Obama has confronted numerous hardships on the home front and abroad.




All through it all, there has been a steady wellspring of quality in his life, his family.

Today, the president paid a passionate tribute to his significant other, active first woman Michelle Obama, amid his goodbye discourse to the country.

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President Barack Obama on stage with first lady Michelle Obama, daughter Malia, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden after his farewell address at McCormick Place.

“Michelle Robinson, young lady of the South Side, for as far back as 25 years, you’ve been not just my significant other and mother of my kids, you have been my closest companion. You went up against a part you didn’t request and made it your own particular with elegance and with coarseness and style and geniality,” Obama said.




Wiping without end tears as he talked, the president commended her administration as the nation’s first African-American first woman.

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“You made the White House a place that has a place with everyone,” he said. “What’s more, another era sets its sights higher in light of the fact that it has you as a good example. You’ve done right by me. You’ve made the nation glad.”




The couple’s most established little girl, Malia, who sat close to her mom amid the discourse, could likewise be seen wiping ceaselessly tears as her dad praised her mom. The president then swung to acclaim his little girls also.

“Malia and Sasha, under the most interesting of conditions, you have turned out to be two astonishing young ladies, keen and lovely, yet more significantly, kind and insightful and you are loaded with energy,” Obama said. “You wore the weight of years in the spotlight so effectively. Of all that I’ve done in my life, I’m most glad to be your father.”




Of Vice President Joe Biden, the president said he found an “incredible” VP as well as, a sibling.

“You were the primary decision I made as a chosen one, and the best,” Obama said. “Not on the grounds that you have been an extraordinary Vice President, but since in the deal, I picked up a sibling. We cherish you and Jill like family, and your kinship has been one of the considerable delights of our lives.”



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