Saying goodbye to the outgoing first family today was exactly as hard as we imagined it would be. They were the definition of class, dignity, integrity, and partnership, and we will miss them very dearly. We’re not alone in feeling this way, of course: Many of our favorite people are saying goodbye to the Obama family on social media, and with every new post comes a fresh batch of tears.
From words of thanks to personal memories of meeting the president and first lady, stars have lit up Instagram and Twitter with their heartfelt tributes. Below, take a look at some of the most poignant posts.
Taraji P. Henson
Jurnee Smollett Bell
Don’t forget to give yourself a little love today, you deserve it.