[Washington, D.C., March 17. Image via Getty]

US first lady Michelle Obama (2nd-R) speaks with attendees of a YouthBuild AmeriCorps event in Washington on March 17, 2009 during which the organization, which helps low-income communities with housing, education and employment, will build a 'green' house that will be given to a single mother of three in Los Fresnos, Texas. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)