VIDEO: President Barack Obama Cries While Thanking Staff

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After being re-elected Tuesday, President Barack Obama showed a side of himself few have rarely seen before: While thanking his campaign staffers, the POTUS got choked up with tears.

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Obama waxed poetic about first moving to Chicago when he was 25, knowing that he somehow wanted to make a difference. "It's not that you guys actually remind me of myself, it's the fact that you are so better than I was," Obama told his campaign workers. "I'm absolutely confident that all of you are going to do just amazing things in your lives."

He went on to say that the work his staff has done has proved that his job has come full circle from that 25-year-old who strived to make a difference. Watch the full video here


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