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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

First Lady Diary: Michelle Obama Throws the First Pitch

First Lady Michelle Obama visited Baltimore's Camden Yards to pitch more than a baseball during a game between the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays. She was there to promote her "Let's Move!" anti-obesity campaign which aims to get kids like Boys and Girls club members Christina McCray (left) and Jordan Antwon Lewis (right) exercising and provide them with better access to healthy foods...

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

First Lady Diary: Michelle Obama Jumps for a Cause

First Lady Michelle Obama jumps rope to emphasize the need for children to get physical. She was at the Columbia Heights Educational Campus in Washington D.C. to launch the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, telling reports, "Our goal is to end the epidemic of childhood obesity in a generation."

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Saturday, June 05, 2010

First Lady Diary: Michelle Obama in the Garden

Our First Lady is constantly going. Here, Mrs. Obama harvests vegetables during an event as part of the "Chefs Move! To Schools" initiative at the White House Kitchen Garden on June 4.

Sunday, May 09, 2010

First Lady Diary: Michelle Obama Honors Her 'Mommy'

First Lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to her mother Marian Robinson at a Mother's Day tea held at the White House. "There's no way that I could ever fully measure all that my own mommy has done for me," said the first lady, her voice breaking. "This woman who tries to take absolutely no credit for who I am, for some reason. She is my rock." She also praised her mother for always pushing her to be the best woman she could be, as a mother and as a professional. "As our family has grown, she's managed to expand her love for all of us. And raising our girls in the White House with my mom ... is a beautiful experience."

Sunday, May 02, 2010

First Lady Diary: Correspondents Dinner

First Lady Michelle Obama attended the White House Correspondents Dinner last night. President Obama thanked her for accompanying him and then said, "There are few things in life that are harder to find and more important to keep than love."