January 17th: Michelle Obama Is Born

January 17, 2023

Michelle Obama is an American lawyer and activist who served as the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is the wife of former President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. Michelle Obama was born in DeYoung, Illinois, on January 17, 1964. She graduated from Princeton University in 1985 and Harvard Law School in 1988.

As First Lady, Obama focused on issues of public concern, such as poverty, education, and healthcare. She also worked to promote healthy living, exercise and nutrition. Mrs. Obama also played a key role in the “Let’s Move!” campaign, which aimed to combat childhood obesity by encouraging children to eat healthy and get regular exercise.

Mrs. Obama has been recognized for her efforts to promote education and healthy living, and has been honored with numerous awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Michelle Obama is also a bestselling author. Her memoir “Becoming” was published in 2018 and it quickly became a global bestseller.

In recent years, Michelle Obama has become an influential public figure and a role model for many women and girls around the world, she has continued to use her platform to support various causes and social issues. She has also been an advocate for women and girls, encouraging them to pursue their education, careers, and to be true to themselves.







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