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This Video of Malia Crying at Obama’s Farewell Speech Will Have You in Tears, Too

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On January 10, President Barack Obama followed in the footsteps of the many men who came before him in delivering his farewell address, nearly ten years after he first announced his bid for the presidency while still a freshman senator.

A tradition started by George Washington (but first continued by Andrew Jackson and later revived by Harry Truman), the farewell address is an important opportunity for the outgoing president to speak to his legacy, explain some of their decision-making, urge caution for the successor, and give hope to the people.

And while President Obama commented on an array of topics, such as his foray into politics and his undying faith in the American experiment, there was one moment that is being talked about today more than any other. After all, the Obama administration was truly a family affair.

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Here's the moment people can't stop watching
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