Michelle Obama Research Paper

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Lakiesha Easton
The Life of Michelle Obama
10/30/2013
Professor Scmitz

Introduction

I was tasked to research the life story of a well-known public figure - politician or business mogul. The person I chose to write upon is The First Lady Michelle Obama. In this essay I will briefly give insight on her background, how she overcame obstacles, the events that helped shape her and education.

Background
Michelle Obama was born Michelle LaVaughn Robinson on January 17, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois. Michelle was raised on Chicago 's South Side in a one-bedroom apartment. Her father, Fraser Robinson, was a city pump operator and a Democratic precinct captain. Her
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It is clear that she is confident and strong enough to show her displeasure even in public.

Self-confidence and style
She’s got an amazing sense of style and self-confidence, an important characteristic for any Leader in Heels. She knows what she likes, looks good in and wears it with confidence and elegance.

Balancing different sets of priorities
Michelle appears to juggle her family, career and public commitments successfully

Giving back to the community
Michelle came in at #7 on Forbes Power Women list last year due to her approval ratings (at 66% higher than her husband’s) and involvement in causes such as childhood obesity, Let’s Move! initiative, mentoring program for youth and Joining Forces, which aims to support military families and provide them with opportunities.
Advocates the value of putting oneself at No.1
Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.

Common Qualities
The two qualities I have in common with Michelle Obama are the love we share for our families and the desire to give to those in

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