Michelle Obama Birthday: 49 Memorable Moments To Celebrate The First Lady’s 49th Year

Source: Alexis Garrett Stodghill /  theGrio

First lady Michelle Obama’s birthday is today, an important milestone in anyone’s life, but certainly a major one for a woman who has come into her prime in the public eye.

As a seasoned public administrator before ascending to the White House, Michelle Obama honed her skills as a servant who was always seeking to make her community better while still in Chicago.

After becoming first lady at 44, she has taken that previously perfected role of service to even greater heights.

Using the power of her position to teach children to eat better and helping military families who are struggling are just two of first lady Michelle Obama’s many acts of caring. Over just a few years in the national arena, we have seen the first lady grow into an even stronger leader, not letting the glare of the spotlight or the voices of her opponents stop her from living her best life while uplifting those in need.

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