Presidential elections can bring out the emotion in almost anyone. But for first grader Kameria, learning of president Barack Obama’s soon departure from the White House was just too much.
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Her grandmother, Caprina Harris, posed a video of her meltdown on Facebook last month that shows Kameria hysterically crying when she learns Obama’s last term is coming to an end.
Kameria, who shares a birthday with the president, decided she wanted to write the president a letter in which she told him, "I don't want you to leave the White House. I want to meet you before you leave the White House."
Her wish came true earlier this week. In a video posted to Instagram, the White House shows Kameria’s initial meltdown, followed by a reading of the letter, and finally, that special meeting with Obama himself with big hugs for all.
In the video, the president and first lady pose for a picture with Kameria and her family, and she tells him she is working hard in school. Obama responds with, “You’ve got to be a reader now.”