"The thread that connects all these efforts is the one that Obama has fought hardest to achieve. She is now clearly comfortable with this phase of her life as a mother of two blossoming daughters, the wife of the most powerful man in the world and a role model for millions, with a megaphone as big as any in Washington. She still readily returns all the hugs she is offered, whether by children or adults. It wasn’t the job she ever expected to have, having been raised to make a career of her own. And she has every intention of returning to her career after her family moves out of the White House, which she hopes will happen in 2017. But in the meantime, she has freedom and purpose and a nation’s attention."
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The bitterness is directed not toward their moms, but toward each other
First Lady says U.S. is doing "everything possible" to free kidnapped girls.
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As she turns 50 on Friday
The First Lady proves she knows how to get a lot of mileage out of a few chic pieces on her first official visit to London