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Who is your favorite First Lady: Michelle Obama or Laura Bush?

Originally intended to mean "official hostess" of the White House, First Ladies of the United States have long been icons in American culture. A lawyer and Ivy League graduate, Michelle Obama left the White House more popular than her husband, with many urging her to pursue a political career of her own. But former public school teacher and librarian Laura Bush made literacy her main focus and left the White House as one of the most popular First Ladies in the modern era. Which First Lady was your favorite?

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Michelle Obama, the first-ever African-American First Lady, made history in more ways than one. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Michelle is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School. She spent her early legal career working at a law firm before becoming the Associate Dean of Student Services at the University of Chicago and Vice President for Community and External Affairs of the University of Chicago Medical Center.

As First Lady, Michelle supported a number of causes which included advocating for military families, promoting healthy eating among children and encouraging young girls to pursue education. In addition to giving inspiring campaign speeches and leaving the White House with a higher approval rating than her husband, Michelle was also a fashion icon who propelled many designers into the limelight.

No wonder she is adored by so many!

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Born and raised in Texas, Laura Bush is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas. She taught at public schools in Dallas and Houston before earning her master's degree in library science and working as a librarian in Austin. After her husband was elected governor, Laura became the First Lady of Texas, where she raised her profile by raising funds for public libraries and promoting literacy.

As First Lady of the United States, Laura continued her fight for children's education as well as advocating for women, promoting breast cancer awareness and speaking out about human rights. After the terrorist attack of September 11, Laura became an outspoken supporter of women in Afghanistan, and became the first First Lady to give the President's weekly radio address. Laura also served as an honorary ambassador for the United Nations Decade of Literacy and hosted the Conference on Global Literacy in 2006.

It's no surprise she is one of the most popular First Ladies in modern history!

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Who is your favorite First Lady: Michelle Obama or Laura Bush?
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamMichelle
#TeamLaura