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Stephen Colbert said goodbye to Jon Stewart. It will make you tear up.

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Jon Stewart wasn't fully in charge of his final episode of The Daily Show.

This became crystal clear when Stephen Colbert, Stewart's longtime friend, came out to thank Stewart with what appeared to be an unrehearsed and heartfelt speech (Stewart tried to wheel away).

"You're infuriatingly good at your job," Colbert said, telling Stewart how much he and everyone who's worked with Stewart admire the 17 years of work he's put into the show. "You were a great artist and a good man," Colbert added.

Stewart got choked up. We got choked up watching Stewart getting choked up. And then there was the group hug:

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