President Obama’s oldest daughter Malia will transitioning from high school to college at the end of this school year. The POTUS was offered a chance to speak at his daughter’s graduation ceremony, however he declined. In what would have been a once in a life time opportunity for his daughter and fellow graduates at Sidwell Friends Schoo,President Obama reveals just why he said no.

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Preisdent Obama told ABC news he will be too emotional to speak at his daughter’s graduation ceremony. He explained, “I’m going to be wearing dark glasses… and I’m going to cry,”

No word yet on where Mailia will be attending in the fall. She was spotted serval times touring different schools including Columbia University, NYU and Brown University.