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By Joanna Avillez,Nick Haramis,Lena Dunham,Jenni Konner

A choice of essays celebrating the influential former first girl, through an array of acclaimed contributors and with a foreword by way of Lena Dunham

Michelle Obama’s legacy transcends categorization. Mrs. Obama was once not just our first black first woman; she used to be President Obama’s equivalent accomplice in marriage and parenthood and a tireless suggest for women’s rights, schooling, fit consuming, and workout. Her genre-busting own sort inspired others to talk, to have interaction, even to decorate as they wanted. In an extension of his well known T, the hot York instances variety journal feature, Nick Haramis has assembled nineteen essays from prizewinning writers, Hollywood stars, and political leaders—all of whom were moved and inspired by way of Mrs. Obama’s striking instance of grace in power.

Here are unique testimonials from Gloria Steinem, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Alice Waters, and Charlamagne tha God, between others. Presidential biographer Jon Meacham offers old point of view. Actress Tracee Ellis Ross suggests that Mrs. Obama “provided an antidote to all of the fake representations of black girls that experience inundated us for centuries.” Anna Wintour and fashion designer Jason Wu have fun the previous first lady’s effect as a world type icon. ninth-grade girls—one in education to be a boxer—talk approximately how Mrs. Obama has emboldened them to be themselves.

Here are many of the many points of Michelle Obama as she maintains to motivate us, a stirring reminder that the easiest of the United States as soon as lived within the White condominium, embodied in a single real, inclusive, and brave woman.

Advance compliment for Courage Is Contagious

Courage Is Contagious reminds us of the fortitude, brilliance, grace, humility, compassion, and humor of a girl we have been so loopy fortunate to have function first woman. this is often a superb party of a such a lot extraordinary American.”—J.J. Abrams

“The first woman planted a strong new wisdom within each one folks. for those who learn this booklet you already know it’s nonetheless in there and continually will be.”—Miranda July, writer of The First undesirable Man and No One Belongs the following greater than You

“The range of the voices in Courage Is Contagious captures completely why Michelle Obama is so striking. If we will all see our greatest selves in her so vividly, how do we particularly be that various from one another? this wonderful little ebook provide you with goosebumps because it takes you on a trip celebrating the most very important humans alive.”—iO Tillett Wright, writer of Darling Days

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