A host of famous fans praised the President as he delivered his final speech in Chicago on Tuesday night, with many thanking him for "setting an example" during his eight years in office.
The end of Obama's farewell speech also echoed words from the outgoing president's campaign trail, "Yes we can". Like most high schoolers, she was home studying! She stayed in Washington, D.C., because she had an exam Wednesday morning, the Washington Post reports.
"Under the strangest of circumstances, you have become two fantastic young women, smart and handsome, but more importantly, kind and thoughtful and full of passion", he said. "You wore the burden of years in the spotlight so easily".
Apart from revealing the accomplishments he bagged as president, the emotional Obama lauded the efforts and services of his family including his wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha. "We remain the wealthiest, most powerful, and most respected nation", Obama said, but he outlined what he sees as significant threats that future presidents and citizens will need to address.
BJ, who was born Bryan James Sledge and raised on the South Side, said a representative from Obama's administration reached out to his team several days ago about performing at the farewell address.
"I've come here to Cairo to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world, one based on mutual interest and mutual respect".
In order to change the tide, Obama said, laws must be upheld against discrimination in all aspects of everyday life and in how government functions, in addition to changing hearts and minds, and bridging gaps of understanding of people in various other identity groups. Author of the new book, "Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics And Created A Legacy That Will Prevail". You've made many who were sleeping, conscious - including myself. Sasha's absence became especially noticeable when Obama dedicated a portion of his speech to his family. In the tweet, she also shared a attractive black and white picture of her and Barack with their two daughters Malia and Sasha.
It is a U2 song, of all things, that has faithfully followed Barack Obama's remarkable journey to the White House-and now, a decade later, out of it.
"You were the first choice I made as a nominee, and the best".
Talk about #couplegoals! We can't wait to follow this attractive family's journey now that they're (almost) out of office.