It was a good two-term run for the Obamas in the White House but their last days in office have finally come. In her final television appearance as the First Lady of the country, Michelle Obama joined forces with the crew of NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to surprise unsuspecting everyday Americans.

The show's crew invited regular Americans to record a video sending their messages of goodbye to the outgoing First Lady. What they did not know was that Michelle Obama was watching them as they relayed their heartfelt messages in front of her portrait and she was also hiding behind the curtain along with the show's host to surprise them.

Heartwarming, Amusing Thank You Messages For Michelle Obama

The people who participated in the video expressed their utmost gratitude to the First Lady for her many endeavors during her run such as women empowerment, education and a healthy lifestyle. The messages varied from heartwarming to amusing, as one father even thanked the First Lady because through her initiative, his daughter learned eat her vegetables. Emotions rushed when the First Lady reveals herself from behind the curtain, especially for one woman who had apparently gone to college with Michelle Obama.

Deviating from their usual two guest format, The Tonight Show spent the whole hour with the first lady as they talked about feeling emotional about leaving the White House after eight years and played catchphrase with special guests Dave Chappelle and Jerry Seinfeld.

The FLOTUS even tried her hand at the show's segment "Thank You Notes" where she penned comical notes to President Barack Obama and referenced some of her initiatives. It is in this segment that The Tonight Show host teased the outgoing First Lady to run for president in the 2020 elections. The show ended with a special performance by Stevie Wonder in honor of the first lady.

Michelle Obama's Continuing Initiatives

Even as they leave the White House, Michelle Obama stressed that she will still continue the initiatives that she began as the first lady. Her four main initiatives are Let's Move!, Joining Forces, Reach Higher and Let Girls Learn. Through these initiatives, she reached out to people worldwide and encouraged many to aspire for higher education, lead healthy lifestyles and break barriers regardless of race or gender. She is also a lawyer, a writer and the first African-American First Lady of The United States of America.
"I will continue to stay involved in these issues as long as I live," Michelle Obama says in the interview.

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