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Michelle Obama Opens Up About Suffering a Miscarriage

Michelle Obama Opens Up About Suffering a Miscarriage

Michelle Obama is opening up about having a miscarriage about twenty years ago.

The former First Lady opened up about the experience in an interview on Good Morning America with Robin Roberts.

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“I felt like I failed because I didn’t know how common miscarriages were because we don’t talk about them…we sit in our own pain, thinking that somehow we’re broken,” she explained.

“That’s one of the reasons why I think it’s important to talk to young mothers about the fact that miscarriages happen.”

The full interview will air during an ABC News special called Becoming Michelle: A First Lady’s Journey With Robin Roberts on Sunday, November 11 at 9 p.m. ET.

Watch a preview below.

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  • mahbelle

    supposedly she is a smart college graduate but she knew nothing about miscarriages? please…she is beyond annoying. like she needs more money.

  • MyName

    Not everyone opened up so easily about personal pain prior to social media.
    College doesn’t teach someone everything. All doctors don’t know what a lawyer does just as all lawyers don’t know what a doctor does.
    The woman didn’t say she’d never heard of a miscarriage prior but that she didn’t understand as much as she has now come to understand.

  • blohan

    was this gorilla a first lady or a celebrity? when will she go away?