8-Year-Old Dresses Like ‘80s Michelle Obama for School Project

One 8-year-old wanted to dress up like her hero Michelle Obama and pulled it off so well she got an endorsement from the former first lady. Ella-Lorraine Brown dressed up as a young Michelle, who was then Michelle Robinson, when she was a student at Princeton. Brown wore the outfit for her Los Angeles school’s Cultural Heroes Day. The image was featured on the website Makers, which tweeted it to Michelle Obama. The former first lady saw the article and retweeted it, sparking worldwide attention.