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President Obama: I Won’t Speak at Malia’s Graduation Because ‘I’m Going to Cry’

Behind the president is a loving father and a man that is deeply committed to his family.

During a lunch stop at the Jolly Pumpkin Brewery, President Barack Obama said he wouldn’t speak at his daughter Malia’s graduation as he would get too emotional.

“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.”

ABC News reports:

The entirety of President Obama’s comments could not be overheard as his exchange was caught only sporadically on audio.

Malia, the president’s elder daughter, is currently in her senior year of high school and is set to graduate this spring.

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