“Happy birthday to my love, my partner, and my best friend. Every moment with you is a blessing. Love you, Miche,” he wrote.
The Obamas have spent their last year at home with their two daughters. The lockdown in place has brought them closer amid the pandemic. Obama also opened up about her low-grade depression. Quarantine and the country’s political climate have taken a toll on her mental health, said Obama.
The sadness, said Obama, is “not just because of the quarantine, but because of the racial strife” amid protests sparked by George Floyd’s death and that “just seeing [President Donald Trump‘s] administration, watching the hypocrisy of it day-in and day-out, is dispiriting.”