The Obama era in the White House is coming to close, and many have expressed their sadness over the past few weeks, with some online even calling for a Michelle Obama presidential run in 2020. Vogue recently spent an extended period of time with the FLOTUS for their December cover story. In the piece, Michelle Obama discusses the work in health and education that she's accomplished during her time as First Lady and hints at what her life might look like post-White House.
“I will take the same approach leaving as I did coming in,” Obama tells Vogue's Jonathan Van Meter. “I won’t know until I’m there. I’ve never been the former First Lady of the United States of America before.” She thinks for a moment. “But I will always be engaged in some way in public service and public life. The minute I left my corporate-law firm to work for the city, I never looked back. I’ve always felt very alive using my gifts and talents to help other people. I sleep better at night. I’m happier. So we’ll look at the issues that I’ve been working on. The question is: How do I engage in those issues from a new platform?"
Read the full cover story here.