1. Taking a page out of its own book, Saturday Night Live paused the laughs for a moment last night to pay tribute to former President Barack Obama.
3. In the film, the song is performed by a student as she and her classmates pay their respects to their teacher, who is played by Sidney Poitier.
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4. Halfway through the tribute, Sasheer Zamata joined Strong on stage, and they finished the heartfelt song together.
5. But, because this is SNL, they couldn’t resist throwing in a laugh at the end.