Likening it to having an open heart surgery,” Obama said during a fundraiser hosted by the Beau Biden Foundation.
“I was proud that I did not cry in front of her,” Obama continued, according to video of the remarks published by WDEL radio. “But on the way back, the Secret Service was off, looking straight ahead, pretending they weren’t hearing me as I sniffled and blew my nose. It was rough.”
“It’s a reminder that, at the end of our lives, whatever else we’ve accomplished, the things that we’ll remember are the joys that ourchildren — and hopefully way later, our grandchildren — bring us,” said the 44th President.
Barack Obama and his wife Michelle both attended the prestigious Harvard University. Their youngest daughter Sasha who’s 16 years old is still in high school.