The Robinsons lived in a brick bungalow on the South Side of Chicago.
Marian stayed home to raise Michelle and her older
brother Craig, skillfully managing a busy household filled with love,
laughter, and important life lessons.
After a few years, Mrs. Obama decided her true calling was working with
people to serve their communities and their neighbors. an AmeriCorps program that prepares youth for
Fraser was a pump operator for the Chicago Water Department, and despite
being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at a young age, he hardly ever
missed a day of work.
She served as
assistant commissioner of planning and development in Chicago’s City
Hall before becoming the founding executive director of the Chicago
chapter of Public Allies,