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Michelle Obama delivers remarks during a ceremony honouring the 2017 School Counsellor of the Year in the East Room of the White House January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. These were the last public remarks by the first lady during her husband Barack Obama’s presidency.
ODT 9.1.17 (page 5) – ‘Hope essence of final message’ [screenshot]
Full report via Guardian News & Media:
More than ‘mom-in-chief’: Michelle Obama bows out as dynamic first lady
BBC News Published on Jan 6, 2017
Michelle Obama’s final First Lady speech – BBC News
Michelle Obama has given an emotional farewell speech at the White House – honouring the School Counsellor of the Year Award. She told America’s young people to be focused and hopeful. Speaking at a ceremony in the White House she said the role had the been the greatest honour of her life.
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