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Obamas celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

Former President Obama and Michelle Obama are celebrating a quarter century of marriage Tuesday, with the former first lady calling her husband "the most extraordinary man I know."

The Obamas tied the knot in Chicago on Oct. 3, 1992.

Michelle Obama shared a message for her spouse on her Twitter and Instagram accounts on Tuesday:

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee also jumped on the Obamas' big occasion, asking in an email for supporters to make Michelle Obama's day "extra special" by signing a virtual anniversary card.

The 53-year-old former FLOTUS recalled in a 2008 interview the night Obama, 56, proposed to her at a Chicago restaurant in 1991.

After debating throughout their relationship whether marriage "was necessary," Michelle Obama told The New Yorker: "And he got me into one of these discussions again, where, you know, he sort of just led me down there and got fired up and it's like you've got blah blah blah blah, and then dessert comes out, the tray comes out, and there's a ring!"

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