Cosme Rios II at Obama farewell
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Local residents witness Obama’s farewell

Editor's note: When President Barack Obama gave his farewell address in Chicago on Jan. 10, a number of Homewood-Flossmoor residents were there for the historic occasion.The Chronicle asked them to share their observations and experiences. Cosme Rios II, Tamika Spicer-Britten and Destiny Watson provided the following insights. Cosme Rios IIUsually I would keep it easy and simple by watching online but my gut told me that to see a sitting president’s farewell speech hosted in Chicago was an opportunity that I should not take lightly.   . . .

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