Photo: Pete Souza

Dear President Obama:

Thank you for representing the best of our country at home and abroad. You made us proud.

We will never forget your anniversary address at Selma, your historic visit to Havana, and your moving eulogy in Charleston.

Thank you for your leadership on climate change, criminal justice reform and marriage equality. Thank you for your commitment to science, research & innovation. Thank you for championing women’s equality, black excellence and cross-cultural understanding.

We will carry these ideas forward in our lives & work.