Outgoing US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said goodbye to the US citizens in a dramatic reinterpretation of a presidential farewell address.

"I first came to Chicago when I was in my early twenties, still trying to know I was, still searching for a cause to my life," Obama said. 

He said that he received a lot of messages and it was his turn to say thanks. While noting that he America was a better place now, Obama told his supporters that they made him a better President. 

"After eight years as your President, I still believe that, and it's not just my belief. It's the beating heart of our American idea, our bold experiment in self government," he said.

Instead of choosing the Oval Office or East Room for his final speech as US President, Obama chose Chicago, the city where he declared victory in 2008 and 2012 to address a sold-out crowd of supporters.

Earlier, he mentioned on Facebook that he was returning to the city "where it all started."

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