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President Barack Obama speaks at McCormick Place in Chicago, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, giving his presidential farewell address. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

President Obama wrote a thank-you letter to the American people

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On his final full day in office, President Obama wrote a thank-you letter to all Americans.

The single most powerful word in our democracy is the word 'We.' 'we the People.' 'We shall overcome.'
President Obama

Obama said he wanted to thank the people he served before writing the traditional well-wishes for the incoming president. 

Last week, a letter written by former President George W. Bush's daughters to the Obama children went viral.

President Obama wrote a thank-you letter to the American people

WATCH | In his final press conference, Obama said he had offered Trump his "best advice." 

Back in December, Sean Spicer, incoming press secretary for Donald Trump, said Obama had been "unbelievably gracious" during the transition.

Obama also spent much of his farewell address thanking the American people.

Trump has said his meetings with Obama have been positive.

President Obama wrote a thank-you letter to the American people

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