Barack Obama told the world, from the National Mall, that America’s challenges are realduring his inaugural address as the nation’s 44th president.
“Today I say to you that the challenges we face are real. They are serious and they are many. They will not be met easily or in a short span of time,” Obama told those gathered on the National Mall — a crowd estimated at about 2 million — and millions more watching on television and the Internet.
“But know this, America — they will be met,” he said.
Who is Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama?
The first lady was born on January 17th, 1964.
Raised on Chicago’s South Side, she beat the odds to become a role model to all women. She was raised in a traditional family atmosphere and was an excellent student.
Michelle graduated from Princeton in 1985 with a B.A. in sociology and minor in African American studies, graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in 1985. She graduated from Harvard Law School in 1988, and began her law career at Sidley and Austin. This is where she met husband, Barack Obama.
Michelle Obama has served as associate dean of students at the University of Chicago, as executive director for community affairs at the University of Chicago Hospitals, and as Vice President for Community and External Affairs for the hospitals.
Perhaps her most important role is that of mother of two children, Malia and Sasha
She is the first African-American First Lady of the United States. It is said that Michelle can trace her roots to pre-Civil War African Americans in the American South; her paternal great-great grandfather, Jim Robinson, was an American slave in the state of South Carolina
So, what was she wearing at the inauguration of her husband as President of the United states?
Michelle Obama wore a sparkling yellow-gold sheath dress with matching coat by Cuban-born American designer Isabel Toledo for the inauguration of her husband, She paired the embellished ensemble with green gloves from J. Crew and green shoes
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