After eight years in the White House, President Barack Obama’s time is coming to a close. So, he returned to Chicago on Tuesday night (Jan. 10) to deliver his Farewell Address.
“Hello Chicago, it’s good to be home!” Obama said, before offering his final speech.
The President was emotional, at times, as he recounted a presidency that saw setbacks as well as successes, but asked Americans to continue the work to “form a more perfect union.”
“For all our outward differences, we all share the same proud title: Citizen,” he said to a crowd of approximately 18,000. “Ultimately, that’s what our democracy demands. It needs you. Not just when there’s an election, not just when your own narrow interest is at stake, but over the full span of a lifetime.”
Watch Obama’s full Farewell Address above.