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What's important is our story, our whole story, including those moments when we feel a little vulnerable . . .

Michelle Robinson started life sharing a bedroom with her older brother Craig, in their family's upstairs apartment in her great-aunt's house. Her parents, Fraser and Marian, poured their love and energy into their children. She would go on to become Michelle Obama
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Hardcover, 432 pages
Published March 2nd 2021 by Puffin
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Linda M
Loved it! Michelle is a gifted and passionate writer. You could feel her many emotions during her entire life and especially in the public eye.
Alex Andrew
Apr 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This book is amazing! As someone who doesn’t cry much at all, I was moved to tears reading about certain things, and there were plenty of chuckles too.
I feel inspired and empowered, and she uses so many wonderful phrases that I see implementing into my life.
I loved having an insight into her earlier life, as well as her time at the White House. I’ve always loved Michelle without really knowing much detail about her life.
I would definitely recommend this book, as I think we all have something to
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Rachel
Mar 24, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I listened to the audio of this and https://www.goodreads.com/review/edit... was AWESOME. It was interesting hearing about how Michelle grew up and having her being the one who read it to me made it even better. ...more
Mary Cecilia
Mar 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing
loved her book, love her family ..didn't want the book to end ...more
Nicole Nelson
Mar 31, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Added bonus, she narrates the book on Audible!
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Mar 30, 2021 rated it it was amazing
loved this. Very relatable, better than her husband's. ...more
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Mar 26, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This was an amazing memoir and it was inspiring, to see all that she had done so far in her life. I am so glad they have adapted it for the younger readers.Highly recommend
Vanessa
Mar 30, 2021 rated it really liked it
Love everything Michelle Obama- enjoyed listening to her read the book as an audiobook- like a friend narrating her own story in one long (in parts) chat!
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Great book, written with honesty.
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Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is the wife of the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States.

She was born and grew up on the South Side of Chicago and graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. After completing her formal education, she returned to Chicago and accepted a position with the law firm
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