Michelle Obama had her last public speech as First Lady on Friday, emotional overcome as she reflected on her eight years spend as first lady in the White House, “I Hope I have Made You Proud” said Michelle Obama.
“Being your First Lady has been the greatest honor of my life,” said Michelle Obama in front of an audience of educators in the East Room, and with tearful eyes she continued “And I hope I’ve made you proud.”
Born as Michelle LaVaughn Robinson on January 17, 1964 in South Side of Chicago, Illinois is an American lawyer, writer, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States. Obama is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School, and spent her early legal career working at the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met her husband, the 44th and current President of the United States, Barack Obama. Barack and Michelle married in 1992 and have two daughters, Malia Obama Sasha Obama.
As First Lady, Michelle Obama’s first lead role in an administration was wide initiative. Michelle Obama’s goal was to make big progress in reversing the 21st century trend of wight problems between the youth. Michelle said her goal is to make this effort her legacy: “I want to leave something behind that we can say, ‘Because of this time that this person spent here, this thing has changed.’ And my hope is that that’s going to be in the area of childhood obesity.”She has named the movement “Let’s Move”.
She was supporting military families as First Lady, helps working women balance their careers and families, encourages national service and big promoter of arts and art education. Of course she will be remembered by the publicity earned worldwide by planting the first White House vegetable garden since the time of Eleanor Roosevelt served as First Lady.
Born as Melanija Knavs on April 26, 1970 in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, then as a part of Yugoslavia. Melania Trump became a permanent resident of the United States in 2001 and a citizen in 2006, and will be the second foreign-born First Lady of the United States, following Louisa Adams in 1825.
Melania met her husband and the 45th elected president of the United States Donald Trump at a Fashion Week party in New York City in September 1998. They engaged in 2004, and married on January 22, 2005 at The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida. On March 20, 2006, Melania Trump gave birth to Barron William Trump.
She was asked by The New York Times back in 1999 what her role would be if Donald Trump were to become president, Melania Trump said: “I would be very traditional. Like Betty Ford or Jackie Kennedy.” In 2016, she told CNN her focus as First Lady would be helping women and children. Melania Trump also said she will fight cyber-bullying among children, she quit social media herself due to the “negativity”. Glamorous and accomplished, Melania Trump would shine a positive light on Donald Trump.