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From leaving a note for his successor on the Oval Office desk to giving a final speech.
Former US President Obama addresses staff and supporters before heading off on holiday to California.
Barack and Michelle Obama left Capitol Hill in a helicopter after the inauguration of US President Donald Trump.
The kind of man former President Obama is - and the gap he will leave. Jim Naughtie's view. Photo: Former President Obama waves as he leaves the US capitol building in Washington after President Trump's inauguration. Credit: AP