You are here: Home General World News Barack Obama Cried When He Dropped Off His Daughter, Malia At Harvard General World News, Barack Obama Cried When He Dropped Off His Daughter, Malia At Harvard by DM September 28, 2017, 8:34 am Former US President Barack Obama could not hold back his tears after his eldest daughter Malia Obama went off to Harvard University last month. In speech he delivered for the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children, he revealed that it was hard for him to let go. In a video that went viral Mr Obama said it was hard especially that he was a father of two daughters. “For those of us who have daughters, it just happens fast,” he remarked. “I was proud that I did not cry in front of her,” Obama said in his speech. He however said that to him it was like an open-heart surgery seeing off her daughter. “I dropped off Malia at college…it was a little bit like open-heart surgery,” He said, admitting that he shed tears as he left the alma mater. “The Secret Service was all looking straight ahead pretending they weren’t hearing me as I sniffled and blew my nose. It was rough.” 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 Joe Raedle / Getty Images Ugh, good luck at Harvard, Malia. And, Barack, I’m sure Parents Weekend is coming up soon enough! Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty Images Featured Image Credit: Reuters Loading... Barack Obama and MaliaBarack Obama Cried Dropping Malia See more Previous article Ugandan MP Lands In Trouble For Peeing In Public Next article American Actor, Tyrese Gibson Announces He’s Moving To Abu Dhabi What do you think? 0 points Upvote Downvote Total votes: 0 Upvotes: 0 Upvotes percentage: 0.000000% Downvotes: 0 Downvotes percentage: 0.000000% Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.