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Michelle Obama on Barack and Their Anniversary: "He's the Same Man I Fell in Love With"

We are thrilled to share the next answer in our series with First Lady Michelle Obama. Early voting has begun, so don't forget to register at! This week is a big one for the Obama family — not only is it the first presidential debate, but it's also Barack and Michelle's wedding anniversary. For that reason, we're focusing on her husband and daughters this week. Remember to join us tonight for our debate pre- and postshows on PopSugar LIVE!

"This is a big week for Barack and me, and not just because of all that's happening on the campaign. On Oct. 3, 1992, Barack and I were married in Chicago — and every day since, I've grown prouder and more in love with him. So I want to thank everyone who sent along lovely anniversary wishes this week, and I'm looking forward to answering some more of your questions here at PopSugar."

PopSugar's Molly G. asks, "What is the thing that has impressed you the most about your husband as you have watched him grow over the past 20 years and in his presidency?"


"One of the things I've seen as first lady is that there are no easy decisions that reach the Oval Office. The problems that reach the president's desk are always the tough ones, where the stakes are high and there's no margin for error. And the truth is, no matter how much data you have or how many advisors you consult, your judgments always come down to who you are and what you stand for."

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"That's what I meant at our convention, when I said that being president doesn't change who you are — it reveals who you are. Over the last few years, I've seen Barack make a lot of tough calls. From pushing for healthcare reform, to stepping in to save the auto industry, to bringing Osama bin Laden to justice, he's proven that he's going to have the backs of the American people.

And so it may sound strange, but one of the things that has impressed me most about Barack is how little he has changed as president. He's still the same man I fell in love with all those years ago, who believes that if you work hard and play by the rules, you should be able to build a decent life for yourself and your family. He's still the same man I saw turn down high-paying jobs on Wall Street to fight for workers as a community organizer in Chicago. It's his consistency and his unwavering commitment to his values and core principles that not only inspires me, it gives me great trust in how he will continue to lead our country as president."

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