President Obama gets teary during his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois.
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Obama gave his farewell speech on Tuesday, leaving much of the nation speechless, in tears, and praying that, somehow, we could get four more years. 

Sydney Scott
Jan, 11, 2017

Obama's time in office is coming to an end and on Tuesday night, the President gave his last speech while standing

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before a tearful crowd in Chicago.

Social media was flooded with heartfelt messages of hope, sadness, and determination. Celebrities as well paid their respects to America's 44th president, some sharing personal messages, others commenting on Obama's speech, and many just posting poignant goodbyes.