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Malia Obama Had The Best Day Ever -- Pics & Video From Her Graduation (& Emotional Dad-In-Chief) And Post-Ceremony Beyoncé Concert!


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It was an emotional day for the Obamas, but Malia seemed to have the best day ever.  Pics and video from the YBF teen's graduation day and her partying at the Formation Tour inside...

She's officially a high school grad!  On her little sister Sasha's 15th birthday, 17-year-old Malia Obama graduated from the prestigious Sidwell Friends School in D.C.  The eldest Obama daughter turns 18 on the 4th of July, so we can all imagine how her mom and dad are feeling about their baby girl growing up so fast.  (We're feeling ancient as all hell now.)

On Friday, Malia copped her diploma in her white dress (which all the young lady graduates wore due to tradition) and with her Presidential parents cheering her on.  President O was spotted giving his baby girl a big hug afterwards.

But there was no fanfare even with the President & First Lady of the United States in attendance.  The school is known to have plenty of dignitaries' and diplomats' kids as students, so they're pretty used to heads of state being around.

“He was just a total dad,” the mother of a graduating senior said of the president to The Washington Post. “No fanfare. You didn’t know they were there.”

And by "total dad," she likely meant cheering loudly and crying behind his sunglasses:

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When Malia's name was called, Papa O gave her a standing ovation.  He even stayed true to his word about wearing dark sunglasses. 

“I’m going to be wearing dark glasses,” he told a group of supporters during a visit to Detroit earlier this year after saying he couldn't speak at Malia's graduation because he would be too emotional.“I’m going to cry.”

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Malia looked stunning, per usual.  The First Fam went to a post-ceremony lunch at Georgetown’s Cafe Milano to celebrate Sasha's b-day.

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Malia will be taking a year off, a "gap year," before attending Harvard in 2017. Check out video from the graduation below:

As for her graduation present, well, we know at least one gift was Beyoncé and the Formation tour:


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The fab teen was spotted having a ball with her friends at the Baltimore tour stop hours after the graduation. We also hear she stopped in Mt. Vernon for a little pre-concert dinner.

Congrats Malia!

Photos: Roger Catlin, Sidwell Friends' Twitter

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