Over the past eight years, the world has gotten to watch Malia and Sasha Obama grow up to become beautiful, smart, and incredible young women — something President Barack Obama proudly acknowledged during his farewell address on Tuesday night.
After leaving the country in a puddle of tears with his beautiful shout-out to First Lady Michelle Obama , the president turned to his daughters to make it clear that the most important job he’s ever had — and will ever have — is being their father.
« Malia and Sasha, under the strangest of circumstances, you have become two amazing young women, » the president said. « You are smart and you are beautiful, but more importantly, you are kind and you are thoughtful and you are full of passion. »
« You wore the burden of years in the spotlight so easily, » he continued. « Of all that I have done in my life, I am most proud to be your dad. »
And just in case that didn’t hit you right in the feels, allow me to leave you with this picture of Malia and Sasha in 2004, when their father was running for Senate.
… Versus 2015, helping their father pardon one of his final turkeys as president.
We are truly all Malia Obama tearing up right now.
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