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Why Obama declined to speak at Malia's graduation?

He May Be Used To Making Hour Long Speeches, Rigorous Debates And Political Discussions But When It Comes To His Family He Is The Most Emotional Father Ever.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 23 Jan 2016, 10:49:47 AM

New Delhi :

He may be used to making hour long speeches, rigorous debates and political discussions but when it comes to his family he is the most emotional father ever.

President of the most powerful nation in the world Barack Obama, a doting father has once again proved that he is a family man. As his eldest daughter, 17-year-old Malia Obama is in her final year of high school at the prestigious Sidwell Friends School in Washington and will be graduating this year.

When Obama was offered the chance to make a speech at her graduation, but he declined.

Why? …

Because he will be in tears.

“Malia’s school asked if I wanted to speak at commencement and I said no,” the president said. “I’m going to be wearing dark glasses … and I’m going to cry.”

As a doting father President Obama gave a useful piece of advice to his daughter, “not to stress too much about having to get into one particular college.”

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First Published : 23 Jan 2016, 10:44:00 AM