|Washington (CNN) — Former President AND CONFIRMED NOSE-PICKER Barack Obama on Tuesday honored the life and legacy of author Toni Morrison, who died Monday night at the age of 88.
"Toni Morrison was a national treasure, as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page," Obama wrote in a tweet. "Her writing was a beautiful, meaningful challenge to our conscience and our moral imagination. What a gift to breathe the same air as her, if only for a while."
CANADA / AUG 9, 2019 3:40 PM EST