Michelle Obama @michelleobama

michelleobama

Michelle Obama. Girl from the South Side and former First Lady. Wife, mother, dog lover. Always hugger-in-chief. #IAmBecoming https://becomingmichelleobama.com/

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  • Thank you all so much for the birthday love—I love you all right back! Feeling so incredibly thankful for my South Side roots, my soul-affirming pa...
  • Thank you all so much for the birthday love—I love you all right back! Feeling so incredibly thankful for my South Side roots, my soul-affirming partner and daughters, and every unimaginable twist and turn over these 55 years. Can’t wait to see what becomes of the next one!
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  • As I reflect on the past year, I’m so thankful and overwhelmed by all the new experiences and memories. From launching new endeavors and engaging n...
  • As I reflect on the past year, I’m so thankful and overwhelmed by all the new experiences and memories. From launching new endeavors and engaging new voters to sharing my story with all of you—and hearing about so many of yours as well. Thank you all for joining me on this journey and for sharing so much of yourselves. There’s so much to discover in 2019! #IAmBecoming #top9
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  • My #IAmBecoming 2018 tour could not have been possible without these terrific, trailblazing women. From longtime mentors to friends new and old, I ...
  • My #IAmBecoming 2018 tour could not have been possible without these terrific, trailblazing women. From longtime mentors to friends new and old, I couldn't have done this without each and every one of them! ❤️
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  • That's a wrap! 
When I think about all the people who have come out to our events over these past few weeks, I think about a little working-class k...
  • That's a wrap! When I think about all the people who have come out to our events over these past few weeks, I think about a little working-class kid named Michelle LaVaughn Robinson—an ordinary girl who had some tales to tell, some failures and some successes, too. She had a lot to learn, a lot to experience, a lot to give—more than she ever could have imagined. I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about my story lately, and what I keep coming back to is that no matter where we came from, we all share so much. People of all backgrounds, skin colors, and political persuasions can relate to feeling uncertain or overwhelmed. We’ve all been a little frustrated by the slow, frustrating growth necessary to get where we want to go. We’ve all struggled with the balancing act that can take over days, years, or decades of our lives. And I want us all to remember that these are the moments and lessons that make us who we are -- every little twist and turn, every little bump and bruise, and ultimately every joys and every triumph, no matter how large or small. So I hope all of you believe in your story. I hope you recognize that what you see as a weakness might actually be a strength. I hope you recognize the power of your voice. And I hope you remind yourself that there isn't one right way to be an American. There isn’t one way to make your contribution in this country. So thank you all for your part of our story. Thank you for being who you are. And to everyone who’s read my memoir, or come to one of our events, or posted something online, thank you for being on this journey with me. Thank you for helping me continue to become. I hope my story can serve as a boost in your own process of becoming, too. I love you all. #IAmBecoming
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  • Let's give it up for all the independent booksellers out there for everything they do, including their support of Becoming these past few months! 
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  • Let's give it up for all the independent booksellers out there for everything they do, including their support of Becoming these past few months! I hope everybody keeps supporting their neighborhood bookstore this holiday season and all year round! #bookstagram #IAmBecoming
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  • As I told the young ladies I met in Dallas this week, your story is the most powerful part of who you are -- the struggles, failures, successes and...
  • As I told the young ladies I met in Dallas this week, your story is the most powerful part of who you are -- the struggles, failures, successes and everything in between. Remember to always stay open to new experiences and never let the doubters get in the way. You all are so beautiful. #IAmBecoming
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  • Thank you, Dallas, for being on this amazing journey with me! And @valeriebjarrett, thank you for your continued support and for sharing the stage!...
  • Thank you, Dallas, for being on this amazing journey with me! And @valeriebjarrett, thank you for your continued support and for sharing the stage! #IAmBecoming
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  • Starting @PublicAllies Chicago was the best job I ever had – formative and fulfilling, it was a daily reminder of the power and opportunity I had t...
  • Starting @PublicAllies Chicago was the best job I ever had – formative and fulfilling, it was a daily reminder of the power and opportunity I had to create real change. I loved seeing that same spark in the young leaders I met in San Jose. We’ll hear from them again soon.
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  • Bringing some holiday joy—and learning some new moves—with Santa and the kids @childrenscolo Hospital in Denver.
  • Bringing some holiday joy—and learning some new moves—with Santa and the kids @childrenscolo Hospital in Denver.
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  • I'm so proud of these tremendous young men from @WayneState here in Detroit. They're working hard to build their community and leave an even strong...
  • I'm so proud of these tremendous young men from @WayneState here in Detroit. They're working hard to build their community and leave an even stronger city to the generations coming up behind them. Thanks to @keeganmic and my big brother Craig for joining in on the conversation. #IAmBecoming
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