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MichelleObamaBy Lara Gitlin
Early Life   Grew up in Chicago   Traveled 3 hours per day to a magnet high    school   Went to Princeton and Harvard L...
The turning point   Worked at prestigious law firm Sidley and    Austin, but didn’t feel connected to her job   Her fath...
First Lady and Total Leader   Let’s Move! and Joining Forces address our    nation’s biggest social challenges   Obama’s...
Family matters   She takes an active role in    her kids’ lives   She plans family-friendly    entertainment in the Whit...
Fashion icon Mixes high fashion  with casual clothing Promotes young  designers, women  and minorities
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  1. 1. MichelleObamaBy Lara Gitlin
  2. 2. Early Life Grew up in Chicago Traveled 3 hours per day to a magnet high school Went to Princeton and Harvard Law"Michelle works harder than anyone I know…Id come home from basketball practice, andshed be working. Id sit down on the couch andwatch TV; shed keep working. When I turned off the TV, shed still be working.“ – Craig Robinson
  3. 3. The turning point Worked at prestigious law firm Sidley and Austin, but didn’t feel connected to her job Her father’s death and a friend’s death made her reconsider her life choices“It made me realize that I could die tomorrow. Ihad to ask myself, Is this how I want to spend my time? I knew I would never feel a sense of passion or joy about the law. I was on a conveyor belt.”
  4. 4. First Lady and Total Leader Let’s Move! and Joining Forces address our nation’s biggest social challenges Obama’s work impacts the community and focuses on issues she cares about Supports her husband’s agenda, her kids also get involved She gets personal satisfaction from her work “This isn’t just a policy issue for me. This is a passion.This is my mission. I am determined to work with folksacross this country to change the way a generation of kids thinks about food and nutrition."
  5. 5. Family matters She takes an active role in her kids’ lives She plans family-friendly entertainment in the White House Her mother lives with the family to help with childcare I like to be a presence in my kids school. I want to know the teachers; I want to know the other parents."
  6. 6. Fashion icon Mixes high fashion with casual clothing Promotes young designers, women and minorities
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