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In high school, Michelle Obama participated in the student government and served as the student council treasurer. During her young years, Michelle practiced piano so avidly her parents were forced to limit her practice ... More »

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Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, became the first African-American president in the country's history in 2008. Obama's father was of Kenyan descent while his mother hailed from Kansas. More »

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Michelle Obama attended Princeton University, where she graduated cum laude with a degree in Sociology in 1985. She learned to read by the age of four and was able to skip second grade as a result. More »

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As of 2014, Michelle Obama is best known as the First Lady of the United States of America. She is a lawyer by trade and has worked in public service in a number of different roles. More »

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Michelle Obama is not a man. She is a woman, is married to the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the mother of two girls. She became the First Lady of the United States in 2009. More »

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Barack Obama has two daughters, both of whom he had with Michelle Obama. Malia Obama was born in 1998, and Sasha Obama was born in 2001. More »

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Michelle Obama attended Princeton University, where she graduated cum laude with a degree in Sociology in 1985. She learned to read by the age of four and was able to skip second grade as a result. More »

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