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Obama's farewell speech both a tearful goodbye and a call to arms

Outgoing US president's address seeks to lift supporters shaken by Trump's shock win
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 05:50

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An emotional Mr Obama during his address on Tuesday. Capping eight years in the White House, he returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago to recast his "yes we can" campaign credo as "yes we did".

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BARACK Obama addressed America and the world for the last time as US president on Tuesday, in a speech that was both a tearful goodbye and a call to arms.

Capping eight years in the White House, Mr Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago to recast his "yes we can

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