Obama, Wife Celebrate 24 Years Wedding Anniversary

US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Tuesday celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary. Obama, first African American to be US president, announced it on his Twitter. The president shared a photograph of him and his wife holding hands, captioning it “side-by-side for 24 years. Here’s to many more.

The first couple met in 1989 as employees of Chicago-based law firm, Sidley & Austin. Barack was working as a summer associate and Michelle, his adviser.

After their first date, “We clicked right away…by the end of the date it was over…I was sold,” Michelle said in a magazine interview. They courted for three years and wedded in 1992.

They have two daughters together, Malia, 18 and Sasha, 15


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