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Michelle Obama said being First Lady was ‘greatest honor of my life’

Michelle Obama said being First Lady was ‘greatest honor of my life’

Michelle Obama during eight years was the first lady, she sais it was the greatest honour. On Friday, in the White House took place an early Obama’s farewell to the White House.

Michelle Obama marked her final event as the First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) with the East Room ceremony. During it, Mrs Obama was honouring the 2017 school counsellor of the year, and the work of all school counsellors. Prior to saying goodbye, Michelle expressed the warm words of encouragement for young people.

The first lady in her tearful statement urged kids to get the best education, she stressed they can  ‘lead by example with hope, never fear.’

‘Don’t be afraid. ‘To the young people out there, do not ever let anyone make you feel like you don’t matter or like you don’t have a place in our American story, because you do. And you have a right to be exactly who you are,’

Mrs Obama said.

She said hope has allowed her and husband Barack to 'rise above the voices of doubt and division, of anger and fear, that we have faced in our own lives and in the life of this country'

The first lady asked the young and smart people to get ready to add their voices to the national conversation and ‘stand up for our proud American values.’