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Barack Obama's last day as 44th president

From leaving a note for his successor on the Oval Office desk to giving a final speech.

Barack Obama: 'Yes we did, yes we can'

Former US President Obama addresses staff and supporters before heading off on holiday to California.

Swearing in

It's been eight years since a new president took the oath of office at the US Capitol. Here's some side by side comparisons of Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 and Donald Trump's in 2017,

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Barack Obama departs Capitol Hill

Barack and Michelle Obama left Capitol Hill in a helicopter after the inauguration of US President Donald Trump.

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The gap the former president will leave

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