Barack and Michelle Obama shared loving tributes to each other in celebration of their 26-year of marriage on Wednesday.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 3, 2018
“Happy Anniversary, @MichelleObama. For 26 years, you’ve been an extraordinary partner, someone who can always make me laugh, and my favorite person to see the world with,” the former president tweeted along with a picture of his wife peering out of an airplane window.
Michelle retweeted her husband’s message with a heartfelt tribute of her own. “Thank you @barackobama for 26+ years of love, trust, and respect – for being a man who always lifts up and honors me and our wonderful girls,” she wrote.
The Obamas wed on Oct. 3, 1992, following three years of dating.
Thank you @barackobama for 26+ years of love, trust, and respect – for being a man who always lifts up and honors me and our wonderful girls. Each day I’m with you, I’m reminded of what a treasure you truly are to us all. https://t.co/dfgJRMyWJj
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) October 3, 2018
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