Washington D.C.[USA], Jan. 11 (ANI
): United States President Barack Obama
bid farewell to his nation today in an emotional address enriched with wisdom and optimism.
"Tonight, it's my turn to say thanks," began Obama, promising "the peaceful transfer of power from one freely elected president to the next."
"To all who serve, it has been the honor of my lifetime to be your commander in chief," he told the crowd. "Yes we can, yes we did."
Celebs-both national and international- took to their social media to thank the POTUS for the ‘incredible legacy’.
- Priyanka Chopra
What an incredible legacy.. #FarewellAdress #Obamas
- Ellen DeGeneres
@POTUS @BarackObama I love you more than I have space on Twitter to describe. #ObamaFarewell
A beautiful and powerful farewell Even if you watched our president speak tonight I encourage you to read full text of speech as it is such an inspiring read no matter what political party you belong to #ThankYou
Thank you @barackobama !!!! We love you so much! Miss you already!regram @happyhippiefdn
Oh Mr. President... it has been my honor to work in this administration. Thank you ... #ObamaFarewell #My President
Yes we can. Yes we did. @POTUS
YES WE CAN #obamafarewell
Here to show our love for our Potus. #obamafarewell
- Sharon Stone
From here with the Young Senator from Chicago to tonight. #obamafarewell. We will miss you.
It breaks my heart to say goodbye to you good Sir.
Thank You!#obamafarewell #yeswedid @POTUS
Young people you will soon outnumber all of us and that can only be a good thing... #ObamaFarewell (ANI