This is 57 for Michelle Obama, who’s reflecting on a challenging year, and sending a motivational message to everyone going through the same — hang in there.
The former First Lady celebrated her birthday Sunday, and thanked her millions of followers for their “lovely birthday wishes” … while sharing a pensive black-and-white photo of herself.
Michelle added … “I know this past year has been difficult for us all on so many levels, so I just hope you all are taking care of yourselves and finding joy in the smallest moments.”
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Her hubby, former Prez Barack, also gave her a bday shout-out … accompanied by a throwback pic. He captioned it, “Happy birthday to my love, my partner, and my best friend. Every moment with you is a blessing. Love you, Miche.”
Of course, a lot of the difficulty Michelle alludes to in her bday message involves the hot-button issues of 2020 that have continued on in the new year — the coronavirus pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, social justice and protests … and the contentious election.
She’s not been shy about speaking her mind on these topics either … including most recently after the Capitol riots, when she called out the police response to the pro-Trump insurrectionists in comparison to how they’ve treated BLM demonstrators.