As Joe Biden gets ready to leave his home to become the President of the United States, he becomes emotional during a personal speech where he shared a teary moment.
In his outstanding speech, he extended his vote of thanks to his supporters as well as the state of Delaware, his hometown. He also pays respect to his late son, Beau and remembers him.
Tonight, Joe Biden will take the oath as the 46th President of US at a swearing-in ceremony in Washington DC.
“It’s kind of emotional for me.”
“Look, you were with me my whole career, through the good times and the bad,” Mr Biden added fighting back his tears
“In our family, the values we share, the character we strive for, the way we view the world – it all comes from home.
“It all comes from Delaware.”
Biden also narrated the story of his wife Dr Jill Biden in his home and spoke about his son, a former Delaware Attorney General, who died on 6th January 2015 after fighting a long battle with brain cancer.
Speaking on a podium of Major Joseph R. ‘Beau’ Biden III National Guard/Reserve Center, the father further said, “I only have one regret, that he’s not here, because we should be introducing him as president.
“But we have great opportunities, Delaware has taught us anything’s possible, anything’s possible in this country.
“It’s deeply personal that our journey to Washington starts here.”
After the speech, Joe Biden boarded a plane to the US capital; Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will also grace the ceremony.
Biden also addressed Kamala Harris, “And here we are today – my family and I – about to return to Washington to meet a black woman, of South Asian descent, to be sworn in as president and vice president of the United States,
“As I told Beau on that station waiting for Barack – and Hunter and Ashley – I said don’t tell me things can’t change.
“They can and they do.”
On Tuesday Biden paid tribute to almost 400,000 Americans that have died in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At the Lincoln Memorial, 400 lights lit to pay respect to the departed souls.
In his speech, Biden continued, “That’s America. That’s Delaware. A place of hope and light and limitless possibilities.
“When I die, Delaware will be written on my heart and the hearts of all of the Bidens.
“We love you all, you’ve been there for us in the good and the bad, you never walked away, and I am proud – proud, proud, proud to be a son of Delaware and I am even more proud to be standing here doing this from the Major Beau Biden facility.”