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10 Beloved Photos Of Barack And Michelle Obama That'll Hit You Where It Hurts

Donald Trump is the president-elect, and we've hit a point where people are realizing how much they are truly going to miss having the Obamas in the White House.

The tough relationship between Obama and Trump definitely exacerbates these feelings.

Donald Trump and Barack Obama.

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President Obama is being replaced by a man who started a conspiracy theory about his nationality and referred to him as the “founder of ISIS.”

Michelle Obama is being replaced by a woman who plagiarized her speech in front of the entire country.

Yep, this is really happening, and it's difficult to stomach.

We Are Stronger Together

The first black president is to be succeeded by a man who was only recently endorsed by the KKK's official newspaper.

It's hard enough saying goodbye to Obamas, but this really stings.

Still, it's kind of comforting to look at photos from the past eight years and be reminded of the dignity, humor and love this couple brought to the office of the presidency.

They've been a presidential couple we can all be proud of, regardless of politics.

Break out the tissues, here are 10 photos of Barack and Michelle that will hit you where it hurts.

The fist bump heard round the world.

Michelle and Barack Obama fist bump.

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Remember their first dance with Obama as president?

Michelle and Barack Obama dancing.

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And how about that time they grossed out that little kid sitting behind them on the kiss cam? That was priceless.

Michelle and Barack Obama kiss.

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The Obamas have an amazing sense of humor and aren't afraid to show off their nerdy side.

The Obamas dancing with Star Wars characters.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza


President Obama has always shown love for the kids.

President Obama and a baby.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza


And the kids loved him back.

A little boy kisses Barack Obama.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza


They also loved the first lady, and the feeling was clearly very mutual.

Michelle Obama hugging a little girl.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza


But while the Obamas see America as one big family, they've always put their own kids first.

The Obama family

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The Obamas entered public life because they believed in America and believed in you — and they still do.

President Obama waves to a crowd as Michelle Obama hugs him.

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We will miss you. Thanks, Obamas.

Michelle and Barack Obama

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John Haltiwanger

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John Haltiwanger is the Senior Politics Writer at Elite Daily. He was born and raised in DC. John earned an MSc in International Relations from the Univ. Of Glasgow and a BA in History from St. Mary's College of MD. He loves life, and burritos.
John Haltiwanger is the Senior Politics Writer at Elite Daily. He was born and raised in DC. John earned an MSc in International Relations from the Univ. Of Glasgow and a BA in History from St. Mary's College of MD. He loves life, and burritos.

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