Meet the Obama Family

Michelle Robinson was born in 1964 on Chicago's South Side. She worked hard in high school and went on to attend Princeton University. After graduating, Michelle continued on, attending Harvard Law School to further her education. She recently worked for the University of Chicago Hospitals.


Barack Obama met Michelle Robinson while working as a summer associate at the Chicago law firm of Sidley & Austin. They were engaged in 1991 and were married by October of 1992.


The Obama's have two young daughters they hope to bring with them to the White House. Their first daughter, Malia, is nine years old. The youngest, Sasha, is six. The family currently lives on the south side of Chicago.



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