Michelle Obama's Daily Diary: 2.6.13

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ESSENCE.COM Oct, 03, 2012

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First Lady Michelle Obama runs across the South Lawn before joining school children in harvesting the summer crop from the White House Kitchen Garden at the White House in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama prepare flat bread pizza with vegetables harvested from the White House Kitchen Garden with children from two New Jersey communities that were affected by Hurricane Sandy and all the children who helped plant the garden last April at the White House in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama arrives to attend a wreath laying ceremony in honor of Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet people while visiting section 60 at Arlington Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

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First Lady Michelle Obama attended Musiq Soulchild concert at the historic Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C.    

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama participate in the National Prayer Service at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

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The First Lady selected another glorious Jason Wu gown for the second historical Commander-in-Chief's Inaugural Ball. This time a radiant red chiffon halter gown brought power and life to the room.

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First Lady Michelle Obama walks the parade route in a Tom Brown original at the presidential inaugural parade in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet veterans and their families during a wreath-laying ceremony on Veteran's Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha board Air Force One at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago the day after winning the bid for re-election.

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President Barack Obama is embraced by First Lady Michelle Obama on stage in Chicago, where he delivered his victory speech.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia arrive on stage in Chicago after his big victory.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama cheer for their supporters during his last rally the night before the general election in Des Moines, Iowa.

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First Lady Michelle Obama greets people during a campaign rally at the James L. Knight Center in Miami, Florida.

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First Lady Michelle Obama recently join host Jimmy Kimmel on his late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live in Hollywood, California.

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President Barack Obama greets First Lady Michelle Obama after the last debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during a Grassroots campaign event at Broward College in Davie, Florida.

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First Lady Michelle Obama prepares her absentee ballot in Washington D.C. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle are voting early in this year's presidential election, casting their ballots before the November 6 polling day to encourage the early voting drive of the president's reelection campaign.

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First Lady Michelle Obama attends President Barack Obama and Presidential candidate Mitt Romney participating in the second presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.

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President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama after a town hall style presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.

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First lady Michelle Obama reacts as she speaks during a visit to Chapel Hill, N.C.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to grassroots supporters in Loudoun County on behalf of her husband President Barack Obama during a campaign rally in Leesburg, Virginia.

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First Lady Michelle Obama appears with Steve Harvey on The Steve Harvey Show in Chicago.

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First Lady Michelle Obama at the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado.

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First Lady Michelle Obama arrives for a rally at the McLeod Center on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama sat with the ladies for a taping of The View at ABC Studios in New York City.

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First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama speaks at the Phoenix Dinner at the CBCF 42nd Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden pose for a photograph with the members of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams on the South Lawn in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during a campaign event in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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First Lady Michelle Obama hugs actor Kal Penn on stage during preparations for the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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The President and First Lady participate in a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House to remember the September 11th terrorist attack.

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President Barack Obama greets the First Lady on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. 

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Oz sit down for the first time in an interview to air on Wednesday, September 12. The First Lady shares her health concerns for her and her family, and how she really feels about the President’s diet on the Campaign Trail. Mrs. Obama will exclusively discusses two new issues to her Let’s Move! initiative.

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Malia, Sasha and First Lady Michelle Obama listen as President Barack Obama speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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First Lady Michelle Obama sits with brother Craig Robinson during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Michelle Obama waves to supporters in Charlotte, North Carolina on the first day of the Democratic National Convention.

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Michelle Obama greets supporters in Charlotte, North Carolina on the first day of the Democratic National Convention.

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First Lady Michelle Obama visits the "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York.