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Michelle Obama’s emotional goodbye

“We're ready. We're good. It's been eight years, eight years is enough."

There wasn’t a dry eye in the house as a very emotional Michelle Obama made her final TV appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s late night talk show this week.
A slew of celebrity guests including Stevie Wonder and comedian Jerry Seinfeld were among those who’d turned out in honour of the First Lady as she prepares to hand over the role to Melanie Trump next week after a wonderful eight-years.
"I feel like crying right now," she confessed when asked how she’s coping with the emotional end to her reign.
"And I didn't think that it was going to be that emotional. Because it's like we're ready. We're good. It's been eight years, eight years is enough."
Fallon touches on the moment the First Lady very almost broke down while making her final speech. When asked what it was that make her choke up, she says: “Talking about kids, talking about the future. I mean, kids are my heart. You know, when I think about the fact that some of them are afraid of what's to come…I don't want them to be afraid.”
Continuing on, she says: “I want them to embrace the future and know that the world is getting better. We have bumps in the road; we have ups and downs; but I want our kids to move forward—I don't care where they come from—with strength and with hope.”
The 52-year-old also took part in a tear-jerking prank, where she surprised audience members who were recorded giving messages of thanks while Michelle waited in the wings for the right cue to pop out.
It was a moment that made most burst into tears out of pure joy as they met their idol.
While she’ll no longer hold the FLOTUS title, and although she won’t be residing in the landmark White House, Michelle ensures that she’ll only be one call away. "We're going to be supportive to the Trump administration as much as we can be," she said of her and Barack’s next move.
"I'm available for Melania, for Ivanka, for anyone to give that advice to so they can get through this thing whole and healthy. We'll be there to help them as much as they want our help."
As for whether we can expect a presidential run in 2020… "I'm not done, I'm too young to stop!"

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