Barack and Michelle Obama celebrate anniversary with voting plea: 'Help them make a plan to cast their ballot'

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By RADIO.COM

Barack and Michelle Obama used their anniversary as a reason to urge people to vote in the upcoming election.

Over the weekend, the former president and his wife celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary.

Barack posted an adorable picture of the couple featuring the two of them looking happy and laughing. “Even with everything going on, I wanted to take a moment to say happy anniversary to the love of my life,” the caption read. “Every day with @MichelleObama makes me a better husband, a better father, and a better human.”

He continued, “This year, while we appreciate all your well-wishes, what we’d really love is for each of you to reach out to one person in your life who might not vote. Help them get registered. Help them make a plan to cast their ballot.”

The former president encouraged social media users to visit the I Will Vote website, a voter registration tool by the Democratic National Committee.

The former first lady also posted her own photo with an important message. She captioned the photo, “28 years with this one. I love @BarackObama for his smile, his character, and his compassion. So grateful to have him as a partner through everything life throws at us.”

Michelle also wants to urge Americans to vote during the 2020 election. She said that she and her husband have a request for Americans across the country.

“Pick one person in your life who might not vote and make sure they do. Tell us about it in the comments! That’s an anniversary message of the best kind. Love you, Barack,” she added.

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