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USA: Michelle Obama praises US' immigrant heritage in final speech as First Lady01:34

USA: Michelle Obama praises US' immigrant heritage in final speech as First Lady

United States, Washington DC
January 6, 2017 at 16:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama delivered her final address as First Lady at the 2017 School Counselor of the Year event at the White House in Washington DC on Friday.

The First Lady shared several anecdotes about herself and President Barack Obama, stressing that in US society “anything is possible, even becoming president." She expressed her support for America’s immigrant population and confirmed her faith that religious diversity in the USA was an asset, not a cause of fear.

Donald Trump will be sworn in as president on January 20, with his wife, Melania Trump, taking Michelle Obama’s spot as the nation’s First Lady.

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First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama delivered her final address as First Lady at the 2017 School Counselor of the Year event at the White House in Washington DC on Friday.

The First Lady shared several anecdotes about herself and President Barack Obama, stressing that in US society “anything is possible, even becoming president." She expressed her support for America’s immigrant population and confirmed her faith that religious diversity in the USA was an asset, not a cause of fear.

Donald Trump will be sworn in as president on January 20, with his wife, Melania Trump, taking Michelle Obama’s spot as the nation’s First Lady.

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