The First Lady’s Travel Journal: A Journey That Began Decades Ago. Japan and Cambodia.

“This post is part of a series authored by First Lady Michelle Obama to share her visit to Japan and Cambodia and the Let Girls Learn initiative with young people in the U.S.” Reblog time!

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The First Lady’s Travel Journal: A Journey That Began Decades Ago

By Michelle Obama

March 17, 2015  10:17 AM EDT

This post is part of a series authored by First Lady Michelle Obama to share her visit to Japan and Cambodia and the Let Girls Learn initiative with young people in the U.S.

This week, I will be traveling to Japan and Cambodia – and I want young people like you across America to join me!

This trip technically starts today when I leave the White House and get on a plane for a long flight to Asia.  But really, this visit is part of a journey that began decades ago, back when I was a little girl.

Like many of you, I came from a pretty modest background.  My family didn’t have much money, and my parents raised me and my brother, Craig, in a…

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16 thoughts on “The First Lady’s Travel Journal: A Journey That Began Decades Ago. Japan and Cambodia.

  1. It’s a great initiative! It’s astounding how many girls never go to school!
    I do believe I’ve always taken my access to education for granted to some degree. Great Reblog!

  2. Great reblog initiative, Christy. Michelle Obama is a smart and charismatic woman, drawing an admiring audience wherever she goes. Without doubt, the Let Girls Learn campaign is bound to have a successful worldwide reach across as many girl child seeking school education. Michelle is one of the few charismatic US First Ladies after Jacqueline Kennedy, Rosalind Carter and Hillary Clinton, but appears to stand apart from her predecessors in her social commitment and global espousal of worthwhile causes…

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