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Michelle Obama pays heartfelt tribute to Barack Obama following major news

The former First Lady of the United States shares daughters Malia and Sasha with her husband

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Hanna Fillingham
Hanna FillinghamUS Managing Editor
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Michelle Obama is incredibly close to her husband and recently paid a touching tribute to Barack Obama following the announcement of the upcoming release of his book, A Promised Land, which hits the shelves on 17 November.

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The former First Lady of the United States re-posted Barack's announcement on Instagram when he revealed the news in September, alongside the words: "There's no one more reflective, more honest, and more thoughtful than @barackobama. I've seen that in so many ways throughout our life together.

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"And after seeing him pour his whole heart into this book, I know you will too."

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Michelle Obama paid a sweet tribute to husband Barack following his book announcement 

Barack had shared a heartfelt post alongside a photo of the cover of his book, detailing the journey he had gone on to write it, as well as revealing that readers can expect a "fun and informative read" that will also "inspire young people across the country" to "play their part in remarking the world for the better."

He also wrote: "In the book, I've also tried to give readers a sense of the presidential journey that Michelle and I went through during those years, with all the incredible highs and lows."

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Michelle and Barack with daughters Sasha and Malia

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Fans were quick to comment on the news, with one writing: "I can't wait to read this!" while another wrote: "I have been waiting for this book for the past four years and it's finally here." A third added: "Thank you for all you continue to do for our nation."

Barack and Michelle are undoubtedly a power couple, and despite their incredible careers they have stayed incredibly down-to-earth.

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Barack and Michelle on holiday prior to the pandemic

The pair share daughters Sasha and Malia, who have returned home from university during the coronavirus pandemic, and are enjoying spending quality time with their family.

Michelle and Barack moved into a Tudor mansion after they left the White House, which boasts impressive features including a roof terrace.

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Sasha and Malia have moved back home during the COVID-19 crisis

Sasha has the best deal in the house, having scored her very own bedroom and living room, while Barack's office is "the smallest room in the house".

Michelle opened up about their family's new home during an interview on The Ellen Show in 2017, joking that Barack wasn't too happy about his deal.

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