Poised, Elegant, Educated, Beautiful! Michelle Obama is a mother, a sister, a wife, a daughter, a leader. Her life reflects the lives of many Americans. She represent the ability to rise against the odds through hard work and dedication to make dreams possible. At 14 I became a mother, lived in the projects and was on welfare. I was written off as hopeless, another statistic, a product of the system. But despite hardships, I saw difficulties as opportunity to rise above my situation. I worked hard, obtain a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Medical Technology, moved from the projects and became a homeowner to provide stability for my daughter. In life there are no excuses big enough to block your dream, no obstacle impossible to master! Michelle Obama speech at the DNC was not only compelling but it gave a true sense of who the Obama family are and what they represent. The Obama Family gives new found hope and a new beginning for all who gave up on what life has to offer. You can achieve the impossible, if you believe!