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Michelle Obama
For #BreastCancerAwareness Month, we lit the @WhiteHouse pink to help raise awareness for the 230,000 women who will be diagnosed this year alone. Help spread the word to friends and family because it is our responsibility to make sure our loved ones are scheduling regular exams.
Hey, @Alphacat. The First Lady wants to know… #TurnipForWhat? #AskTheFirstLady #TD4W
There should never be a girl in this world who has to fear getting educated. #DayOfTheGirl
"We want you to see firsthand that a solid education and the willingness to work hard is really at the core of what it’s going to take to achieve your goals: education and hard work." —The First Lady to #FashionEdu Thank you to all the leaders in the fashion industry who encouraged the students at
Technical design. Pattern making. Production management. Construction. The fashion professionals at today's #FashionEdu Workshop talked with students about the shortage of workers with these skills. Getting a college degree gives students the opportunity to master these techniques as they enter the
Students at the #FashionEdu Workshop learned to express and communicate their ideas using a variety of media. To succeed in the entrepreneurial business of fashion, students need to #ReachHigher in their education for the reading, writing, and creative skills they need to communicate their inspirati
The First Lady is holding the first-ever Fashion Education Workshop to connect students with leaders in the fashion industry. They'll be taking over her Instagram account all day to show how these students are committing to their education and learning what it takes to succeed. #FashionEdu #ReachHig
Mentor female veterans. Find veterans in your town. Reach out to local bases. Check out the November edition of @RedbookMag for advice from the First Lady on how you can help #HireWomenVets.
"In the United States of America, those who have fought for our freedom should never be shunned and should never be forgotten." —President Obama at the dedication ceremony for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
Food. Fun. FLOTUS! First Lady Michelle Obama went on @ABCTheChew today to talk home-cooking, school lunches, the @MiamiHEAT, and #Halloween treats.
The Cooper Hewitt #DesignAwards celebrate the best design in America today and help cultivate the best designers of tomorrow. The 2014 winners came to the @WhiteHouse to share their talents with the First Lady, the @Smithsonian, and young designers.
"When it comes to educating adolescent girls, the real challenge isn’t just about resources, it’s about attitudes and beliefs. It’s about whether fathers and mothers think their daughters are as worthy of an education as their sons." —The First Lady to world leaders at a @UnitedNations Global Educat
We're picking fresh veggies straight from the White House Kitchen Garden to celebrate the beginning of fall. Check out delicious veggie recipes inspired by MyPlate to start on your own healthy fall meals → pinterest.com/MyPlateRecipes
The First Lady passed 1 million followers this summer. Got a favorite @MichelleObama moment or a suggestion for the First Lady's Instagram account? Tell us in the comments, and we'll highlight some of our favorites.
"You’re just so courageous." —The First Lady to the children at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis
The First Lady whispers a secret to Devon Crymes during a visit with kids working on an art project at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.
We all have a role to play in stopping sexual assault. Take the pledge to be part of the solution at ItsOnUs.org #ItsOnUs
Tune in to @MTV at 5pm ET: The First Lady sits down with @RealSway to talk about her time in high school and to encourage all students to @GetSchooled and #ReachHigher.
Happy first birthday @URH2O! How do you #SpreadTheWater?
Happy Birthday AmeriCorps! I'm honored to have served with them in Chicago and couldn't be prouder of all they've accomplished. –mo
President Obama and the First Lady joined millions across the country to commemorate the September 11 attacks with acts of service, assembling backpacks with @KaBOOM volunteers.
A moment of silence to #Remember911.
Taking a trip to DC? Come visit the @WhiteHouse Visitor Center!
Ever heard of a "Prep Rally"? Students at Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta rally as they prepare to #ReachHigher beyond high school for their college degrees.
Good news: New research shows more than 7 in 10 parents support the current strong nutrition standards for school lunches and snacks. Tag a friend in the comments to spread the word.
The First Lady's got a back-to-school message for students: It's time to study hard, do your best, and #ReachHigher.
"If somebody tells you that you’re not college material, brush them off and prove them wrong." —First Lady Michelle Obama encouraging students at Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta to #ReachHigher
It's back to school time! Go to every class, #ReachHigher, and you can achieve your dreams. –mo
Challenge: Share your favorite #SummerSalad. Ours is made from fresh veggies in our garden.
Happy 98th Birthday to the National Park Service! All #NationalParks are offering #FreeAdmission today. What are you waiting for? #LetMove and celebrate by getting outdoors! (Photo via @USInterior)
People from across the country are coming to the @WhiteHouse this month to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the fire of 1814, when President Madison's office was temporarily reduced to this chair in a house in Maryland.
Campers at the @WhiteHouse? Today, Executive Chef Cris Comerford took #MakerCamp campers on a virtual field trip of the White House Kitchen Garden.
200 years ago, the @WhiteHouse burned down. Tomorrow, guests will tour exhibits on the War of 1812 in the East Room.
Are you getting out and moving this summer? Don’t forget the importance of working out your brain as well. What’s on your #SummerReading list? #ReachHigher
"I got my Twitter, my Instagram. So obviously I have a can phone." —The First Lady calls @IAmKidPresident to talk staying active and eating healthy. #LetsMove
This week, the First Lady met with the spouses of African leaders at the first-ever U.S-Africa Summit in DC. Last year, she traveled to the continent to meet young people to highlight the power of education. #TBT #USAfrica #ReachHigher
“If girls across the globe can walk hours each day from their villages to attend school, or work two or three jobs to pay their school fees, or even risk their lives to attend school, then I know you can overcome any obstacles you face.” —The First Lady to American girls in @SeventeenMag. #ReachHigh
Getting in on the fun with the @ChiSoulChildren! #USAfrica #LetsMove
Happy Birthday to the man who always makes me proud. Thank you for your friendship, honesty and compassion. I will love you always. -mo
"Right now, our country has more than 58,000 homeless veterans, well, that’s a stain on the soul of this nation.” —First Lady Michelle Obama on why local leaders are joining her call to end veteran homelessness by 2015
"My story and the story of my country is the story of the impossible getting done and I know that can be your story" —FLOTUS #YALI2014
Get excited: One year from today, #TheWorldIsComing for the @SpecialOlympics @LA2015WorldGames. #GoTeamUSA
Filtration. Re-usable bottles. Hydration stations. Less than a year after the launch of Drink Up, First Lady Michelle Obama announced new commitments yesterday to help #SpreadTheWater.
“No matter what, we don’t give up on our kids. And we don’t give up on their health and their futures.” —First Lady Michelle Obama celebrating the success of the Drink Up campaign by announcing new commitments on its 1st anniversary. #SpreadTheWater
Who covered the #KidsStateDinner? Kid reporters! These two intrepid young journalists wrote a recap of the event for @BlogHer.
Let's draw inspiration from Madiba's example & recommit ourselves to leaving our kids a better world. #MandelaDay –mo
The First Lady, @TheLionKing, and 54 talented young chefs from around the country are at the @WhiteHouse today for the #KidsStateDinner. Click the link in the Instagram bio or head over to letsmove.gov/kids-state-dinner at 11:25am ET.
“Thank you for your leadership.” —FLOTUS on the commitment by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the @LAMayorsOffice to end veteran homelessness. #United4Vets
Thank you Malala for inspiring girls around the world to be #StrongerThan adversity and pursue their education. –mo