Former First Lady Michelle Obama has had a remarkable year.
In the time she’s been out of Washington, the newly private citizen has traveled around the world, sent her eldest daughter to college at Harvard University and has participated in multiple speaking engagements to empower and inspire countless people.
She’s basically a rock star and we miss her all the more for bringing joy to us from outside the White House doors.
Below, check out Michelle Obama’s greatest moments caught on camera in 2017!
Former US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) takes a walk through Del Campo’s Square during her and husband, former US President Barack Obama’s visit to Siena, Tuscany, Italy, 22 May 2017.
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Michelle Obama (R) and her daughter Malia Obama visit the Tirta Empul Temple during a family holiday in Bali, Indonesia, 27 June 2017.
Former US President Obama take a holiday snap of his wife Michelle, as she poses on the top deck of the 138 meter Rising Sun yacht where the couple and friends spent the morning off the Island of Moorea, in the South Pacific, part of French Polynesia on April 14, 2017.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama speaks, emphasizing that women must celebrate their strength, during a live conversation with The Women’s Foundation of Colorado President and CEO Lauren Y. Casteel at Pepsi Center on July 25, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.
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Michelle Obama delivers remarks during a ceremony honoring the 2017 School Counselor of the Year in the East Room of the White House January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama speaks onstage during MTV’s 2017 College Signing Day With Michelle Obama at The Public Theater on May 5, 2017 in New York City.
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First Lady Michelle Obama arrives to an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on January 11, 2017
Michelle Obama leaves Upland restaurant on March 10, 2017 in New York City.
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Former First Lady Michelle Obama speaks onstage at The 2017 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
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Michelle Obama watches the surprise video message from her husband Former President of the United States Barack Obama during Pennsylvania Conference For Women 2017 at Pennsylvania Convention Center on October 3, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Michelle Obama speaks onstage as The Streicker Center hosts a Special Evening with Former First Lady Michelle Obama at The Streicker Center on October 25, 2017 in New York City.
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