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    Michelle Obama Wrote The Star Of "Black-ish" A College Recommendation And It's Amazing

    Dream life status.

    This is Yara Shahidi, star of the TV show Black-ish.

    So it's no surprise that such a phenomenal woman would get an absolutely phenomenal college recommendation letter — from former First Lady Michelle Obama.

    Paul Morigi

    The pair met this past October, when they shared the stage at Glamour's International Day of the Girl event.

    “She is very amazing and such a supporter, which is something very surreal to say,” Shahidi told W magazine.

    Shahidi just submitted all of her applications — to Harvard, among other schools — and is hoping to double major in African American studies and sociology.

    First though, she plans on taking a gap year.


    Paul Morigi


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