President Obama to Syrian Refugees: 'You're Part of What Makes America Great'

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The warmhearted sentiment came in the form of a Facebook comment earlier this week.

Although President Obama is one of few notable figures who have not responded to Donald Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the U.S., he sent a message to Syrian refugees via a Facebook comment on Wednesday. 

Obama left the comment at the end of post on the Humans of New York page, which featured a nameless refugee who is recently learned that he is being relocated to Michigan. 

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"As a husband and a father, I cannot even begin to imagine the loss you've endured," Obama said. "You and your family are an inspiration. You’re part of what makes America great."

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While his comments did not directly acknowledge Trump's recent controversial release, welcoming and describing refugees as a "part of what makes America great," is in stark contrast to Trump's beliefs. 

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