'Yes we did': Obama lifts up America one last time in emotional farewell speech

Outgoing president gives proud account of his eight years in office – and pays moving tribute to Michelle, ‘wife, mother of my children and best friend’“Yes we can,” he said one last time. “Yes we did.” And the crowd roared.Barack Obama – the son of a Kenyan goat herder and self-described “skinny kid with a funny name” who grew up to become America’s first black president – had come to say goodbye. Continue reading...

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