Michelle Obama: 'Extreme Makeover' Is an 'Extraordinary Venue' for Highlighting Military Families' Struggles

Michelle Obama found an unusual ally -- reality TV -- in her effort to bring attention to the needs of military families.

The first lady, appearing Sunday on the two-part season premiere of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, airing Sunday night, told the Associated Press that the show was the right platform for the cause.

"We live in a media age, and one of the things we still share is our love of television" and the stories it can tell so effectively, Obama said. "We thought this was an extraordinary venue to highlight the struggles and challenges and triumphs of a special family." Read More...


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