You know this man, renowned and sometimes criticized for his calm and cool, is exhilarated, inspired and tired when he sheds a tear twice in one week (Video: Obama’s remarkable, humbled speech at his last campaign rally ever).
“I’m Really Proud of All of You.”
“You’ve lifted me up.”
Crying a sign of weakness in some eyes? A top comment over at Reddit wonders. But: Winston Churchill was as tough as they came, and he cried all the time.
Another top comment at Reddit: “I’m proud that this man is my president. Growing up, I never thought I’d say that about anyone. His compassion cuts straight through my cynicism.”
Video: The source of his perseverance and hope isn’t his own work or dreams or mission; it’s seeing the next generation already begin to exceed his extraordinary path.
On the other hand.