Essay by Luke Foster
“Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is an American attorney and author who served as the first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She was the first African-American woman to serve in this position. She is the wife of former President Barack Obama.
Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, Obama is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School. In her early legal career, she worked at the law firm Sidley Austin where she met Barack Obama. She subsequently worked in nonprofits and as the associate dean of Student Services at the University of Chicago as well as the vice president for Community and External Affairs of the University of Chicago Medical Center. Michelle married Barack in 1992, and together they have two daughters.” Wikipedia
Michele Obama is the healthiest person on the planet and looks thirty years younger than her age. She has campaigned tirelessly to overcome obesity in America and famously grows most of her food for the Obama family in a community garden.
“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” Michelle Obama
I feel that Michelle and her daughters Sasha and Malia are the glue that holds the Obama powerhouse team together.
I am having an exhibition soon at the end of the month called Mothers Love and after shall send the Obama family a book I made about them with original drawings called Obama Allstar Team and it with a Yoshitomo Nara t-shirt each for her daughters that shall complete a installation I sent to them last year.
“In a recent interview, Michelle Obama said that the Secret Service taught Malia how to drive. In exchange, Malia taught the Secret Service how to throw a party when her parents are away. “– Author: Conan O’Brien
Barack is most famous as the first African American President of the United States and Michelle as the first African American First Lady.
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” Barack Obama
I wish I was hanging with the Obamas today and eating a lovely lunch with fresh veggies from their community garden.