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Michelle Obama Admits She & Barack ‘Shed Tears’ Whereas Dropping Malia, 22, At Harvard For 1st Time


Barack Obama was an emotional wreck when he took daughter Malia to varsity for the primary time. Michelle Obama confessed on her podcast that they each wept within the automobile after leaving her at Harvard freshman yr!

Who knew that Barack Obama was such a giant softie? Former First Girl Michelle Obama revealed on her Spotify podcast that her husband completely “shed tears” as they dropped off their eldest daughter, Malia Obama, at school for the primary time. Michelle, 56, mentioned that she and Barack took Malia, now 22, to lunch earlier than leaving the freshman at Harvard simply to get a bit extra time along with her. It nonetheless didn’t soften the sting after they watched her stroll away.

“That second when she left the restaurant and we acquired into our automobile to go to the airport, we tried to carry it in,” she mentioned on the September 16 episode of The Michelle Obama Podcast. “Then, I heard Barack over on the facet simply [*sniffs*]. Allen, his Secret Service agent, handed a handkerchief again to him and he was like, ‘thanks, man.’” She burdened that they each “shed some tears” through the automobile trip, not simply Barack.

“There was simply one thing about really leaving her — despite the fact that she had been to sleep away camp, and had traveled. That child is now gone,” Michelle mentioned of her daughter. She and Barack “have been higher” when it got here to dropping off their 19-year-old daughter, Sasha Obama, on the College of Michigan for her freshman yr. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, each ladies are back home in Washington, DC, with their mother and father now.

Michelle mentioned on a earlier episode of her podcast that she and Barack strove to make Sasha and Malia’s childhood as “normal” as possible, even whereas dwelling within the White Home. That included ensuring that they cleaned their very own rooms and having dinner collectively as a household when potential. Nonetheless, they needed to develop up with the Secret Service tailing them in every single place, even on the playground at at their peewee basketball video games.

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Michelle and Barack Obama with eldest daughter Malia Obama (AP Photos)

The Michelle Obama Podcast airs Wednesday mornings on Spotify.


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