Obama's #GraduateTogether speech praised for offering the empathy Trump has not shown during pandemic
Former President Barack Obama (screengrab)

Former President Barack Obama offered an upbeat message while addressing the "Graduate Together" special airing on multiple networks on Saturday night.

Obama offered empathy for the high school seniors who were unable to attend graduation ceremonies.

"It's also pulled the curtain back on another hard truth, something we all have to eventually accept once our childhood came to an end

"You know all those adults that you used to think were in charge and knew what they were doing, it turns out they don't have all of the answers, a lot of them aren't even asking the right questions," he explained.

Here's some of what people were saying about his speech: