Michelle Obama Gave This 9-Year-Old's Project About Her The Stamp Of Approval

"This just made my day."

A third-grade girl received high marks from Michelle Obama for her recent school project. Earlier this week, Audrey Dow tweeted a photo of her 9-year-old daughter Alexandra dressed as Mrs. Obama, standing in front of a display board about the former first lady, and even imitating the pose in one of her photos.


"She was inspired by her work to make sure more kids go to college & #ReachHigher," Dow wrote, referring to Mrs. Obama's initiative encouraging students to pursue higher education. "She loves that Mrs. Obama is brown & has hair like hers," she added, with the hashtag #ISawMyself.

Alexandra's project received praise from fellow Twitter users — including one particularly special person. Michelle Obama herself retweeted the photo on Wednesday and wrote, "This just made my day. I may not be a third grade teacher, but this gets an A+ in my book!"

Dow responded to Mrs. Obama's tweet by saying Alexandra was "over the moon" and "teary eyed" about the reply, and "can't wait to tell her classmates tomorrow." The mom added, "She makes us all proud!"

It's not the first time a young person has gone viral for dressing up as a powerful female figure. In 2016, 8-year-old Michele Threefoot dressed as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for her school's Superhero Day. Ginsburg saw the costume and sent Michele a letter telling her, "You look just like me! May you continue to thrive on reading and learning."

This past October, an 8-year-old girl dressed as Hillary Clinton in a white pantsuit to meet the former presidential candidate at a book signing, and before that, an 8-year-old boy dressed as Clinton for Halloween. We love seeing kids pay tribute to the women who inspire them. 

(H/T: ABC News)


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