ESSENCE.com has followed First Lady Michelle Obama nearly every day since she moved in to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue earlier this year. We’ve watched her transition from corporate lawyer to First Lady with ease. We’ve smiled watching her and President Barack Obama reminding us of the beauty of Black love. We’ve rallied around her whenever we felt a hint of injustice. But mostly, we’ve stood in admiration of her intelligence and grace.

ESSENCE.com has collected all our First Lady Michelle Obama content for you in case you want to reminisce about this past year.

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