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Michelle Obama

Michelle studied sociology and African American studies at Princeton. She then attended Harvard Law School.

She was working for the Sidley & Austin law firm when she met Barack Obama.

Michelle and Barack were married on October 3, 1992

They have two daughters; Malia and Sasha.

Michelle later became the executive director of the Chicago chapter of Public Allies. Public Allies is part of AmeriCorps.

Michelle Obama held the Bible when President Obama took the oath of office.

Two projects she has been involved with is gardening with children and more recently the "Lets Move!" Project.





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Sources of Information:

Barden, Cindy,Meet the First Ladies, Lorenz Corp.
Gormley, Beatrice,First Ladies: Women Who Called The White House Home (First Ladies) , Scholastic Paperbacks, 1997
Smith, Carter, Editor,Smithsonian Presidents and First Ladies DK Publishing, New York, 2002

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