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You don't like yourself today

You’re sitting in a small call booth in your office this slow Wednesday afternoon, where you’ve dreamed about going to my bed than anything else.

You’re reading Michelle Obama’s Becoming, following the ebb and flow of her life growing up as a disciplined and ambitious young girl from the South Side of Chicago, to eventually becoming the first African-American First Lady of the United States. Hers is a life made great by the culmination of a series of small, good, responsible choices. Hers is a life anchored on her parents sacrifice and her own dogged determination to be the best at whatever is thrust upon her. She somehow manages to excel even at things she doesn’t like. You’re jealous of that ability.

You see yourself in Michelle Obama.

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