Michelle Obama has seen many highlights during her time in the White House. These include both advancing her initiatives in children's health and veteran programs, and the many other colorful moments that became pop culture sensations. Here is a look at some major moments in Michelle Obama's time as FLOTUS.
The first lady makes an appearance on the Carpool Karaoke segment of "The Late Late Show with James Corden." The two jam to Stevie Wonder and Beyonce and rap with hip-hop star Missy Elliot (who also makes an appearance).
Obama sits with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and talks with students at the R. S. Caulfield School girls center in Margibi County, Liberia, on June 27, 2016.
Kitchen Garden harvest
Nutrition is always at the forefront for Michelle Obama. Here she harvests food in the White House Kitchen Garden with young students on June 6, 2016.
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Rubbing elbows with royalty
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama pose with Prince Harry, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace in England on April 22, 2016.
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The first lady and the president greet 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin who recently visited the White House to celebrate black history month.
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In search of "Wild Things"
The first lady and the president read "Where the Wild Things Are" for children gathered for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington, D.C., March 28, 2016.
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Welcoming the pope
The first lady, the president and Pope Francis wave from a White House balcony during the pontiff's trip to Washington, D.C., on September 23, 2015.
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Camping with Girl Scouts
On June 30, 2015 the first lady and the president talk with Girl Scouts camping on the White House's South Lawn. Fifty Girl Scouts spend the night as part of Mrs. Obama's "Let's Move" campaign fighting childhood obesity.
Joking with Cecily Strong
Obama speaks with Cecily Strong of "Saturday Night Live" at the White House Correspondent's Association Gala on April 25, 2015.
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Obama makes an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" in April, 2015, dancing in a segment called the Evolution of Mom Dancing 2 along with Jimmy Fallon. The two showcase moves like the "You Go, Girl," the "Shimmy Twist" and the "Knock Knock."
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First lady Michelle Obama joins the chorus of people protesting the kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamist militants in 2014.
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Standing with veterans
Michelle Obama greets guests at the Women Veterans Career Development Forum on November 10, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia.
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At the Oscars
The first lady announces the Best Picture Oscar to "Argo" on February 24, 2013 from the White House.
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President Barack Obama takes the oath of office as the first lady holds the Bible in the Blue Room of the White House on Jan. 20, 2013, in Washington, D.C.
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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks on stage during day one of the Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. Some in the Democratic Party called Obama, a Harvard-educated lawyer, the brightest star in the president's entourage.
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Michelle Obama congratulates U.S. basketball player Anthony Davis after the U.S. team won in the preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 29, 2012.
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With David Beckham
First Lady Michelle Obama and David Beckham celebrate Nickelodeon joins Let's Move for "Let's Move London" event on July 27, 2012.
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With Queen Elizabeth
First Lady Michelle Obama meets Queen Elizabeth during a reception at Buckingham Palace on July 27, 2012 in London.
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President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama after a "Kiss Cam" during the Olympic men's exhibition basketball game between Team USA and Brazil in Washington, D.C., July 16, 2012.
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With Taylor Swift
The first lady presents the Big Help award to singer-songwriter Taylor Swift at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards on March 31, 2012 in Los Angeles.
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The first family poses for a portrait in the Oval Office on Dec. 11, 2011.
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With Kermit the Frog
First Lady Michelle Obama is joined by Kermit the Frog as she reads a story during the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on The Ellipse in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2011.
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With Nelson Mandela
First Lady Michelle Obama with former South African President Nelson Mandela at his home in Houghton, South Africa, on June 21, 2011.
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Michelle Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton embrace at the International Women of Courage Award Ceremony in Washington, D.C., March 11, 2009.
Lending a hand
Michelle Obama hands out meals during her visit to Miriam's Kitchen in Washington, D.C., on March 5, 2009.
Fun in the snow
The first lady sleds with daughters Malia and Sasha on the South Lawn of the White House on March 2, 2009.