Tomorrow night, Barack will deliver his sixth State of the Union address.
That means tonight, he’ll be sitting down at his desk, reviewing each and every word to make sure his speech tells the most important story: yours.
For Barack, that is what this address is about. Not politics or partisanship, but the lives you lead, the challenges you face, and the future you hope to build for yourself and for your children. Every day, he reads those stories in the letters folks send to him from across the country.
Barack sat down to talk about what makes the address so personal for him, and what will make 2015 special.
Make sure you watch the video -- then join me and millions of other Americans on Tuesday in watching the State of the Union.
I have the honor of watching Tuesday's speech with a few of the inspiring Americans who shared their story with Barack this year.
Anthony Mendez overcame every obstacle put in his way to become the first member of his family to graduate high school. Carolyn Reed opened her third sub shop in Colorado with help from a federal small business loan -- she and her husband now own seven. Victor Fugate worked hard to bounce back from unemployment, earn his degree, and find a job. Jason Gibson returned from Afghanistan without either of his legs. Today, he is recovering and his wife just gave birth to a baby girl.
Their grit and dedication represent what's best about this country, and while we have made so much progress, we have so much left to do to make sure all Americans have the opportunities they deserve to get ahead. That's what my husband will be talking about tomorrow.
So go to WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU, watch the President reflect on this year's address, then tune in tomorrow at 9 p.m ET.
First Lady Michelle Obama