Barack Obama's Tribute To His Wife Michelle Is Beautiful

11 January 2017, 12:12

Barack Michelle Obama

Barack Obama paid a touching tribute to his wife and "best friend" Michelle in his final speech as President of the US.

The outgoing President was dewy-eyed as he made his emotional farewell after eight years at the White House.

And it was his words to Michelle which proved most powerful.

He said: "You took on a role you didn't ask for and you made it your own with grace and with grit and with style and with good humour.

"You mad the White House a place that belongs to everybody and a new generation sets its sights higher because it has you as a role model.

"So, you have made me proud and you have made the country proud"

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