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The country was captivated a few nights ago when Barack Obama took the stage in his hometown of Chicago and gave his last speech as president. As one of the most beloved presidents in United States history, it was a difficult moment for a lot of us to watch Barack address the nation one last time- especially knowing who’s going to be doing so in his place for the next four years.

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The speech had a few highlights, but one of the most beautiful moments was when he took the time to address his wife, Michelle Obama, in the audience. His tearful thank you was the source of much discussion- and, according to Warren Ballentine, argument -all over the country. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”

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