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Paulina CerrosCoyneEnglish 104November 8, 2019“Becoming”The reviews of Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” touch on a lot of the main ideasfrom the7 Billion Othersvideo.“Like many American’s Obama’s parents made do with what they had and poured theirenergy into their children, who they hoped would fulfill the families’ as yet unrealizedaspirations. The parents bought them a set of Encyclopedia Britannica and insisted on properdiction. They went on Sunday drives to a richer neighborhood known as Pill Hill (after thenumber of black doctors living there) in her father’s Buick Electra, looking at houses they couldonly dream of.”In this quote fromIsabel Wilkerson on Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ and the GreatMigration,Family is something that is being held above all else. Obama’s parents sacrificedlife’s comforts in order to have their children succeed. They did whatever they could to assist

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