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Michelle Obama on Striking a Balance Between Job, Motherhood

First lady Michelle Obama focused on women striking the elusive work-life balance in an interview with Oprah Winfrey at the first White House summit on the State of Women. "I had had Malia, Barack was in the U.S. Senate, so I was basically mothering part time on my own, having, I had a full-time job," said Obama, recounting the story of negotiating a job as vice president of community outreach for the University of Chicago Hospital. Like many women, Mrs. Obama thought that...

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