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Michelle Obama on Chicago, Bike Ride Adventures, & Using Your Vote and Voice | Street You Grew Up On
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Michelle Obama on Chicago, Bike Ride Adventures, & Using Your Vote and Voice | Street You Grew Up On

On this episode of Street You Grew Up On, Kerry Washington and Michelle Obama discuss what it was like growing up in the South Side of Chicago. The values, the joy and the passions that were engrained in her on Euclid Avenue stayed with her throughout her life, and were brought with her to The White House and beyond. She shared a duplex with her Aunt and Uncle and shared a bedroom with her older brother so a closeness and a strong family bond was inevitable. The home was filled with music, and games, bike ride adventures, and the best apple pie you could imagine. Her father being the Voting Captain of her neighborhood showed her what was possible when communities came together to use their voice and vote. If you’re inspired by this conversation and looking for ways to participate in our democracy please visit www.whenweallvote.org/simpsonstreet About Street You Grew Up On: Simpson Street is where our journey begins. It’s the street that Kerry Washington’s mom grew up on in The Bronx, NY. Through this social series, Kerry Washington interviews artists, influencers and industry experts to uncover their origin stories, amplify our common humanity and affirm the value of every individuals' journey, beginning with the “street you grew up on...” Simpson Street: @Simpson Street Kerry Washington: @kerrywashingtonvideo Michelle Obama: @MichelleObama When We All Vote: @whenweallvote
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