Michelle Obama

First Lady Says She Could Talk About Her Husband's Failures For a Whole Afternoon

Join the club, Michelle

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CBS Charlotte/AP) — First lady Michelle Obama has some advice for some Tennessee high school graduates: Strike your own path in college and life and work to overcome inevitable failures with determination and grit.

Mrs. Obama spoke for 22 minutes to the graduates of Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Magnet High School on Saturday in her only high school commencement address this year. The ceremony took place in the gymnasium of nearby Tennessee State University.