Rescue Made Obama Think of Daughters

    U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, left, walk with their daughters Sasha Obama, second left, and Malia Obama, right, after disembarking from Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. The first family arrived after a 10-day vacation in Hawaii. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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    President Obama said Thursday that he "cannot imagine" what the father of U.S. hostage Jessica Buchanan went through, and the Somalia pirate kidnapping ordeal made him think about his own daughters. "For him to be able to stay strong, and then for our incredible men and women in uniform to do what they do, it makes you proud about this country," Obama told ABC's Diane Sawyer. Obama also said Tuesday's Navy SEAL rescue operation was still ongoing when he was in the middle of the State of the Union address.

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