Michelle Obama Joins Instagram, Posts Photo From Africa

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Michelle Obama is now on Instagram, and the very first shared image from @michelleobama is one of #FLOTUSinAfrica along with her daughter Malia.

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The photo caption from the First Lady reads: "My first instagram! So inspired and so impressed by these extraordinary young women. -mo #FLOTUSinAfrica"

Joining the popular photo-sharing app is a perfect fit for the fashion-forward, health-conscious FLOTUS, 49, to share her life for fans and family alike.

Meanwhile, a video was posted to the official White House Instagram account showing the welcome the family received upon arriving in Dakar, Senegal.

"Dakar welcomes the President and First Lady on the way to their official welcome at the Presidential Palace," the WH video was captioned.

Obama is expected to use her time on her Africa trip this week to tout the values of a strong education, one of her most cherished platforms.

Although she is accompanying President Obama on an official tour, Michelle Obama and her daughters Malia and Sasha will have their own itinerary.

The Obama women will reportedly visit with middle school students and other youth as well as taking in cultural performances on the continent.

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Michelle Obama Biography

Barack and Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama is the First Lady of the United States, and the wife of the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama. She is the... More »
Chicago, Illinois
Full Name
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama