President Barack Obama on Saturday responded to a video of a young girl bursting into tears when she found out Obama wouldn’t be president for much longer.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) and his wife Michelle Obama bump fists at an election night
In a Facebook comment on the video posted by the girl’s grandmother, Caprina Harris, the president told the young girl, who shares a birthday with Obama, that once he left office, he wasn’t going anywhere.
“Caprina, tell her to dry her tears, because I’m not going anywhere. Once I leave the White House, I’ll still be a citizen just like her,” Obama wrote. “And when she grows up, she can get involved right alongside me. In the meantime, I’ll keep an eye out for her letter, and we’ll always get to celebrate our birthdays together!”
Caprina D. Harris had posted a video of her granddaughter on Facebook on Monday, showing the child sobbing uncontrollably over the news that there is an election coming up, and Obama is not on the ballot.
“I’m not ready for a new one!” she cries.
Making the situation even more emotional, the little girl and Obama share a birthday.