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       Student Name: Ashley Charles
       Date: 4/5/11
WHO IS MICHELLE OBAMA?
                    Michelle  LaVaughn
                    Robinson Obama was
                    born on January 17,
                    1964. She is the wife
                    of the 44th and
                    incumbent President
                    of the United States,
                    Barack Obama, and
                    is the first African-
                    American First Lady
                    of the United States.
MICHELLE OBAMA’S FAMILY:
                  Michelle Obama is the
                   wife of Barack Obama.
                   Barack and Michelle
                   Obama have two
                   daughters: Malia Ann,
                   and Natasha. Sasha is
                   the youngest child to
                   reside in the White
                   House since John F.
                   Kennedy, Jr. arrived as
                   an infant in 1961. Sasha
                   is also the first White
                   House resident born in
                   the 21st century.
MICHELLE OBAMA’S EDUCATION:
                  She attended Whitney Young High
                   School, Chicago's first magnet high
                   school, where she was on the honor
                   roll for four years, took advanced
                   placement classes, was a member of
                   the National Honor Society and
                   served as student council treasurer.
                   Michelle was inspired to follow her
                   brother to Princeton University. At
                   Princeton, she challenged the
                   teaching methodology for French
                   because she felt that it should be
                   more conversational. She earned her
                   Juris Doctor degree from Harvard
                   Law School in 1988. At Harvard she
                   participated in demonstrations
                   advocating the hiring of professors
                   who were members of minorities[ and
                   worked for the Harvard Legal Aid
                   Bureau, assisting low-income tenants
                   with housing cases
MICHELLE OBAMA’S CAREER:
   Following law school, she worked        According to the couple’s 2006
    on marketing and intellectual            income tax return, her salary
    property. In 1991, she held public       was $273,618 from the
    sector positions in the Chicago          University of Chicago
    city government as an Assistant          Hospitals, while her husband
    to the Mayor, and as Assistant           had a salary of $157,082 from
    Commissioner of Planning and             the United States Senate. The
    Development. In 1996, she served         Obamas' total income, however,
    as the Associate Dean of Student         was $991,296, which included
    Services at the University of            $51,200 she earned as a
    Chicago, where she developed the         member of the board of
    University's Community Service           directors of TreeHouse Foods,
    Center. In 2002, she began               and investments and royalties
    working for the University of            from his books
    Chicago Hospitals.
WHAT DO I LIKE THE MOST ABOUT
MICHELLE OBAMA?
                 I admire that she is
                  the wife of the first
                  black president of the
                  United States. She
                  advocates healthy
                  eating and exercise
                  tips for children. She
                  is a very successful
                  woman and I want to
                  follow in her
                  footsteps.

				
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