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First Lady Michelle Obama: "I'm First"

Thursday, February 06, 2014  
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First Lady Michelle Obama: "I'm First"

Today, we are releasing a special video message from the First Lady in which she talks about being the first in her family to attend college. This video is part of the "I’m First” storytelling project, which lifts up the stories of first-generation college students in order to inspire future generations.

As the First Lady says in her video, "no matter where you come from or how much money your family has, I want you to know that you can succeed in college, and get your degree, and then go on to build an incredible life for yourself.”

Watch the First Lady share her experience as a first-generation college student:

The First Lady shares her experience as a first-generation college student.

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Today's Schedule

All times are Eastern Time (ET)

10:45 AM: The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

11:15 AM: The Vice President delivers remarks at the 2014 UAW National Community Action Program Conference

11:30 AM: The President meets with senior advisors

1:00 PM: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

1:45 PM: The President meets with Democratic Senators at the Senate Democratic Issues Conference

4:00 PM: The President and Vice President meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew

4:45 PM: The President and Vice President meet with Secretary of State Kerry

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