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Hey, that's not Obama! Prom queen Michelle poses with her first love (Photos)
DailyMail ^ | 06th March 2009 | Paul Thompson

Posted on 03/06/2009 8:43:55 PM PST by yankeedame

Hey, that's not Obama! Prom queen Michelle poses with her first love

She has established herself as the First Lady of fashion and has graced the cover of Vogue.

But long before arriving at the White House Michelle Obama was already putting on the style.

In a shimmering low-cut silk dress slashed to the thigh, the then 18-year-old Michelle Robinson posed with her first boyfriend at the High School Prom.


High school sweethearts: First Lady Michelle Obama with David
Upchurch before the 1984 Whitney M Young High School prom in
Chicago, Illinois

More than a quarter of a century since that night, David Upchurch still has fond memories of escorting Michelle to the dance at the Whitney M Young High School in Chicago, which they both attended....

Her revealing dress choice...was perhapsan indication that she would always stand out.

Over 25 years since that night Upchurch still has fond memories of escorting Michelle to the dance....


Darling of the dance floor: Barack Obama takes Michelle, now his
wife of 17 years, for a spin at one of the 10 balls they
visited on inauguration night


He's still got the moustache:
David Upchurch outside his
home in Colorado Springs.
'Barack Obama's a lucky man,' he said

David said:...junior year, we began dating and continued to date for a year-and-a-half.'

He says he can't even remember if he received a goodnight kiss after the prom.

The romance ended when Michelle went off to Princeton to study sociology.

...David, a customer sales rep, has only fond memories of his time with Michelle....

'...she has always been a wonderful person,' he said....

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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To: buccaneer81
Your high school principal sends his regards...

The funny part is ol' Idi *does* look like my high school principal. Not quite so dark though. :-)

101 posted on 03/06/2009 10:54:50 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Yes, Gorbachev is better than Obama. At least Gorbachev admitted he was a Communist)
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To: Hildy

Hildy why are you so uptight with everyone who criticizes Michelle Obama? I’ve noticed it on several threads tonight.


102 posted on 03/06/2009 10:55:09 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Hildy

I guess we are in the minority, Hildy. I think the prom picture is not bad at all. I like that dress much better than the bedspread she wore to the inaugural. I think her date is rather handsome. Much better looking than the O-boy. He also looks like a very nice guy now, and very kind.


103 posted on 03/06/2009 10:57:42 PM PST by WVNan (Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.: Sun Tzu)
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To: Arizona Carolyn
Not at all...criticism on actions, policies, events is one thing....making fun of someone's prom picture is quite another. I think it's unseemly.

Since you asked, I can't stand her. I think she has more influence on Barry than most want to admit.

104 posted on 03/06/2009 10:58:16 PM PST by Hildy
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To: Hildy

I can’t hold a watermelon between them. I think you are getting that Chris Matthews tingle thing for mo. I don’t need to ask what yours look like. If you think she looks good, that tells me all I need to know. :P
Funny how you are calling FReepers that you met ugly and going on and on about someone who is obviously not at all pretty.


105 posted on 03/06/2009 10:59:11 PM PST by mojitojoe ( Idiots elected a Marxist ideologue with narcissistic personality disorder & America is dying.)
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To: Hildy

I wondered because I was taking it you were defending her and I couldn’t imagine that was the case ~LOL~ but it really was a bad dress... I guess I’m showing my age...


106 posted on 03/06/2009 11:00:31 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: WVNan

It’s funny about that dress she wore to the inauguration. I’d like to see it close up. I think it was probably a lot prettier in person than it photographed. If you look at the close up of them dancing, the detail actually looks very nice, but the white on white detail definitely gave it a “chenille” look.


107 posted on 03/06/2009 11:00:52 PM PST by Hildy
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To: mojitojoe

I can’t come up with a picture of my prom, but I’ll be happy to send you a picture of me now.


108 posted on 03/06/2009 11:01:43 PM PST by Hildy
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To: Hildy
I dare ANYONE here to post THEIR OWN prom picture. Ridiculous.

If I still had it, I'd post it.

I guarantee you my prom date (May 1985) was not clad in satin cut up the thigh near the waist.

That's just sleazy.

109 posted on 03/06/2009 11:02:01 PM PST by Petronski (For the next few years, Gethsemane will not be marginal. We will know that garden. -- Cdl. Stafford)
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To: purplerain
Yes, this is juvenile and makes us look small.

Why are you spouting on about "us," newbie?

110 posted on 03/06/2009 11:03:34 PM PST by Petronski (For the next few years, Gethsemane will not be marginal. We will know that garden. -- Cdl. Stafford)
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To: Arizona Carolyn

It looks like something her mother probably sewed from a pattern. Her family wasn’t well off, right? that’s what I mean...prom dresses are rarely known for their “timeless elegance!” LOL! You should have seen mine..it was during the gauzy HIPPY trend! God, I loved that dress...I wouldn’t be caught at a Woodstock reunion costume party wearing it now!


111 posted on 03/06/2009 11:04:17 PM PST by Hildy
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To: Petronski

I have mine and I was tempted but I don’t want it to be added to Axelrod, Rahm and Shauna’s little sh*t list book.


112 posted on 03/06/2009 11:04:40 PM PST by mojitojoe ( Idiots elected a Marxist ideologue with narcissistic personality disorder & America is dying.)
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To: tinamina

No friends..no roommates..NOTHING...it’s is so bizarre. No records on where he lived while attending Columbia. He said he just “went from apt. to apt. and didn’t remember names of roommates” NOW, I lived in NY during that time and I was about that age, a few years older. I lived in many apartments, but I could tell you the addresses if I needed to come up with them...and who I lived with..so freaking weird.


114 posted on 03/06/2009 11:08:32 PM PST by Hildy
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To: All

Feel free to leave some nice comments. http://michelleobamawatch.com/british-paper-calls-first-lady-obama-lady-macbeth-because-they-didnt-like-the-toys-she-gave-pms-kids


115 posted on 03/06/2009 11:12:10 PM PST by anglian
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To: yankeedame

He looked like the bartender from Loveboat.


116 posted on 03/06/2009 11:39:34 PM PST by FastCoyote (I am intolerant of the intolerable.)
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To: All

Jebus, guys! If threads are posted where there is even the slightest hint that somebody may make fun of Michelle Obama in some way, might I suggest you refrain from clicking on them? I’ll bet your panties get so twisted up you have to have them surgically removed.


117 posted on 03/06/2009 11:52:03 PM PST by Theresawithanh (Impeach Obama)
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To: Hildy

I can’t believe the slit, but I did dress wildly (short stuff, because my legs are long and that makes everything short, shorter) in my youth. I was actually going to say that at least Michelle seems to have more of a documented past and a real ex-boyfriend who actually exists.


118 posted on 03/07/2009 12:02:19 AM PST by conservative cat (America, you have been PWNED!)
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To: Hildy
My school did not have proms. We had a Junior-Senior Banquet where we wore formals. I still have my dress. It was kind of old South. I well remember what we paid for it-—a whole $35. I should get it out and see if it fits my granddaughter and get her photo in it. It was strapless with small ruffles down the skirt. A small shawl type thingy came with it. I think 3 or 4 relatives wore it too back then. Wonder if they have their pictures in it.
119 posted on 03/07/2009 12:03:22 AM PST by MamaB (Heb.13:2)
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To: Theresawithanh

You have that right. If I do not like a thread, heck, I know how to change to another one. It is real simple and anyone can do it.


120 posted on 03/07/2009 12:04:52 AM PST by MamaB (Heb.13:2)
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To: yankeedame

Her chair looks just like the one in the famous picture of Huey Newton.

121 posted on 03/07/2009 12:13:00 AM PST by SeafoodGumbo
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To: Hildy
I dare ANYONE here to post THEIR OWN prom picture.

Well... Since you asked:

Our prom outfits were kinda over the top...

122 posted on 03/07/2009 12:14:33 AM PST by FredZarguna (And that's the end of our show. Doink!)
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To: lonevoice
Michelle wore a penoir set to her high school prom?

That's what it looked like to me, as well. What were her parents thinking?!
123 posted on 03/07/2009 12:34:08 AM PST by Girlene
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To: Hildy

Wow Hildy....nice slam on his girlfriend’s dress. Talk the talk..but can’t walk the walk eh?


124 posted on 03/07/2009 1:22:43 AM PST by BlessingsofLiberty
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To: FredZarguna

LooooooooooLLLLLLL ha ha ha ha


125 posted on 03/07/2009 1:25:44 AM PST by BlessingsofLiberty
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To: yankeedame

He looks just like Hootie in the current picture.


126 posted on 03/07/2009 1:29:14 AM PST by Rastus (Jedi mind tricks would work on Obama.)
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To: yankeedame
Burn Baby Burn
127 posted on 03/07/2009 3:58:50 AM PST by Vet_6780 ("I see debt people")
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To: Hildy
What, your all going to make fun of her prom picture? Is this what it’s about? I dare ANYONE here to post THEIR OWN prom picture. Ridiculous. This is the part of FR that embarrasses me because I know what you guys look like, so to make fun of anyone else’s looks is grotesque.

I don't judge it that way. I have another scale based on the leg-slit in the dress. It tells me that every cent invested in Boone's Farm Starberry wine or Colt 45 will yield an ROI well in excess of the initial investment. *snicker*

I can't believe those days were so long ago. : (

128 posted on 03/07/2009 4:30:37 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: mirkwood

“HOLY BELLYBUTTON”...Batman


129 posted on 03/07/2009 4:56:21 AM PST by BubbaJunebug (s)
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130 posted on 03/07/2009 5:12:04 AM PST by WaterBoard (Somewhere a Village is Missing it's Socialist.)
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To: Hildy
LOL...I've had two of my fraternity brothers drop me on FB for my political views. They didn't appreciate the fact that I don't worship Obama and wasn't impressed by the the “emotional event” of his inauguration.
131 posted on 03/07/2009 5:15:11 AM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin is the best medicine for the Rino Virus.)
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To: martin_fierro

the hussy has a split, in the side of that rag, up to her behind!


132 posted on 03/07/2009 5:32:39 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: BlessingsofLiberty

Wow...you people have no sense of irony...THAT WAS THE POINT...get it? Nobody on this thread has ANY ROOM TO TALK.


133 posted on 03/07/2009 5:42:48 AM PST by Hildy
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To: yankeedame; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Larry Lucido; ...
Re: In a shimmering low-cut silk dress slashed to the thigh...

Well, looks like Ms Ø started showing the T&A early... but boy, has she every enlarged the "A!"

134 posted on 03/07/2009 5:48:51 AM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Hildy
This is the part of FR that embarrasses me

This goes right along with groveling in the pigsty of self-created irrelevancy to the real problems facing contemporary America. It is SO typical.

135 posted on 03/07/2009 5:52:39 AM PST by AndyJackson
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To: blondee123
She has established herself as the First Lady of fashion

I don't think anyone establishes THEMSELVES as anything. The Obama's have a press that wants so much to love them...so much to make them appear to be the epitome of America ... SO MUCH TO SELL PAPERS AND MAGAZINES..and that's what it's really about.

136 posted on 03/07/2009 5:59:04 AM PST by Hildy
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To: SeafoodGumbo

those big wicker fan chairs were very popular in the 70’s. I remember wanting to get one myself.


137 posted on 03/07/2009 6:05:08 AM PST by Hildy
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To: Hildy

I feel sorry for anyone named Michelle these days.

Her name will be the Cruella DeVille of the century.


138 posted on 03/07/2009 8:16:57 AM PST by b9
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To: mojitojoe
And you don’t find that odd.

Yes, but some things are too sensitive and gossipy to speculate about publicly, wish I hadn't said anything about that.

139 posted on 03/07/2009 8:51:44 AM PST by Aliska
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To: WaterBoard

I didnt know that Lamont went to the prom with Aunt Ester


140 posted on 03/07/2009 10:05:33 AM PST by edzo4 (NoBama 2012)
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To: Vet_6780

Perfect. I had to watch the entire clip. Burn baby burn!


141 posted on 03/07/2009 2:37:50 PM PST by snippy_about_it (Looking for our Sam Adams)
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To: Cicero

I think you’re right, Cicero. And discretion. Can we arrange a swap and get him in the White House and sneak Obama out when no one’s looking? He would surely be a better president, and at least as a “sales rep” he might have some comprehension of economics.


142 posted on 03/07/2009 2:52:13 PM PST by baa39
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To: Senator Goldwater

I’ll go along with this peculiar “be nice” attitude that has recently infested FR when it comes to Michelle’s fashion sense. That prom dress is much more attractive than the white fluffy inaugural gown. There, does that count as a compliment?


143 posted on 03/07/2009 2:54:56 PM PST by baa39
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To: Hildy
I dare ANYONE here to post THEIR OWN prom picture. Ridiculous. This is the part of FR that embarrasses me because I know what you guys look like, so to make fun of anyone else’s looks is grotesque.

Thank you for forcing me to bring back painful memories.


144 posted on 03/07/2009 2:59:03 PM PST by DouglasKC
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To: purplerain
I signed up here because I think the GOP needs to discuss issues and come out with their own plans.

Guess you were wrong. Won't blame you for leaving.

145 posted on 03/07/2009 3:02:54 PM PST by Stentor
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To: Hildy

Actually here family was quite well off, upper middle class. She talks as if she was poor, but she grew up with a father who made the equivalent of $250K in todays wages given inflation.


146 posted on 03/07/2009 7:43:35 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Hildy

BTW LOL~ on the visual of your dress... I sort of feel that way about my wedding dress, wish I had a do-over on that... my prom dress was pretty and pink, strapless with full skirt.. very much the rage of the time ...


147 posted on 03/07/2009 7:45:07 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Hildy

She had a slit up to her panties.No wonder the guy remembered her :)


148 posted on 03/07/2009 8:06:54 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Hildy

Maybe you think it’s lovely but I know I would never dress that way and MY parents would have barred the door to keep me in if I tried to go out like that.


149 posted on 03/07/2009 8:22:09 PM PST by tinamina
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To: tinamina

well...WHOOPIE for you!


150 posted on 03/07/2009 8:23:36 PM PST by Hildy
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