First Lady Michelle Obama speech at DNC 2016









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First Lady Michelle Obama speech at DNC 2016

First Lady Michelle Obama's speech at Democratic National Convention 2016

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

NBC News

Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama's speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. MICHELLE OBAMA: I will never forget that winter morning as I watched our girls, just seven and ten years old, pile into those black SUVs with all those big men with guns. (Laughter.) And I saw their little faces pressed up against the window, and the only thing I could think was, “What have we done?” (Laughter.) See, because at that moment, I realized that our time in the White House would form the foundation for who they would become, and how well we managed this experience could truly make or break them. That is what Barack and I think about every day as we try to guide and protect our girls through the challenges of this unusual life in the spotlight -- how we urge them to ignore those who question their father’s citizenship or faith. (Applause.) How we insist that the hateful language they hear from public figures on TV does not represent the true spirit of this country. (Applause.) How we explain that when someone is cruel, or acts like a bully, you don’t stoop to their level -– no, our motto is, when they go low, we go high. (Applause.)

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