Michelle Obama: For girls, a heartbreaking loss — and an opportunity
By Michelle Obama
Updated 11:03 PM ET, Fri July 1, 2016
CNN Editorial Note: Michelle Obama is the first lady of the United States. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
Ralphina Feelee lives in Liberia, where the average family gets by on less than two dollars a day, and many families simply can’t afford to educate their daughters. Teen pregnancy rates are high, and pregnant girls are often discouraged from attending school.