Obamas celebrate their 28th wedding anniversary and encourage people to vote

Former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaObama sends well wishes to Trump, hopes he is ‘on path to speedy recovery’ A teachable moment on sustainability Progressives call on Democrat Lieberman to drop out of Georgia Senate race MORE and former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama sympathizes with viewers ‘turned off’ by Trump’s debate behavior Voter registration spiked in days immediately following Ruth Bader Ginsburg death Michelle Obama says even former first families can get on each other’s nerves during quarantine MORE marked their 28th wedding anniversary by calling on Americans to help their communities vote.

“Even with everything going on, I wanted to take a moment to say happy anniversary to the love of my life. Every day with @MichelleObama makes me a better husband, a better father, and a better human,” former President Obama shared on Instagram, alongside a photo of himself and the former first lady.

“This year, while we appreciate all your well-wishes, what we’d really love is for each of you to reach out to one person in your life who might not vote. Help them get registered. Help them make a plan to cast their ballot. Send them to to get started,” he continued.

Michelle Obama also shared that she and the former president “have a request” for their followers ahead of election day.

“Pick one person in your life who might not vote and make sure they do. Tell us about it in the comments! That’s an anniversary message of the best kind,” the former first lady wrote. 

“28 years with this one. I love @BarackObama for his smile, his character, and his compassion. So grateful to have him as a partner through everything life throws at us,” she also said.


The posts racked up hundreds of thousands of likes on Instagram less than an hour after they were shared. 

The Obamas this week sent their best wishes to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump campaign manager tests positive for COVID-19 Trump given Remdesivir as treatment for COVID-19 infection ICE launching billboard campaign highlighting ‘at-large immigration violators’ MORE and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpTrump given Remdesivir as treatment for COVID-19 infection Kellyanne Conway tests positive for COVID-19 Trump to Woodward in April: I’m ‘just not’ worried about contracting COVID-19 MORE after they tested positive for COVID-19.

The former president shared that, “Obviously, we’re in the midst of a big political battle right now, and while there’s a lot at stake, let’s remember that we’re all Americans. We’re all human beings. And we want everyone to be healthy, no matter our party.” 

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