Barack Obama mourns Chadwick Boseman in emotional tribute

Barack Obama mourns Chadwick Boseman in emotional tribute

- Barack Obama marvelled at how young and talented Chadwick was when he was alive

- The former US president said they had a great time when the late star visited White House to work with kids

- The father of two added that the star soldiered through a debilitating illness for four years without complaining

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Former US president Barack Obama is heartbroken after learning of iconic actor Chadwick Boseman’s death.

The leader joined the world in mourning the Wakanda king who died aged 43 through a touching message on social media.

Wakanda forever: Barack Obama mourns Chadwick Boseman in touching tribute
Chadwick never revealed his diagnosis. Photo: Chadwick Boseman
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Obama posted a throwback photo of the Black Panther actor in the White House while he was still in office and revealed the star went there to work with some kids.

It was way before he filmed the memorable movie. The former POTUS said he knew right away Chadwick was a blessed young man with too much potential.

"To be young, gifted, and Black; to use that power to give them heroes to look up to; to do it all while in pain - what a use of his years,” the father of two wrote.

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Obama who has joined his wife’s quest for activism added that the actor used his years spreading love and light while in pain.

His followers shed tears when they read the beautiful tribute, stating that the thespian was too strong to hide his pain while putting smiles on people’s faces.

The star who was often referred to as the king of Wakanda battled colon cancer for four years in silence.

His family revealed in a painful statement that he sometimes showed up to work after enduring difficult surgeries and chemotherapy sessions.

Through it all, Chadwick never complained. His passion was to deliver art and touch lives which he did every chance he got to.

The actor passed away surrounded by his wife and family on Friday, August 27.

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The actor's passing has seen tributes pour in from all over the world. The Marvel movie, which grossed over a billion dollars, saw South African actors starring alongside the late actor. Some of his Mzansi peers took to social media to pay their tributes to the legendary Boseman.

Dr John Kani played the role of Chadwick's father King T’Chaka in the Black Panther movie. He took to social media to pay his respects, describing the late actor as an "incredible young man".

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