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Barack Obama and His Wedding Ring

Many of us may not be aware that Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America used to wear a ring on his ring finger, long before his wedding took place. He used to wear a gold band since he was a student at Harvard Law School. Several colleagues wondered about the significance of his ring.

Barack Obama wedding gold band

In 1992, during the wedding ceremony, the same gold band was put again on his ring finger by Michelle Robinson, the future first lady. The couple dated for three years before getting married. They met in 1989 at a Chicago law firm when she worked as an attorney. She was assigned to be an advisor to a summer associate from Harvard, and his name was Barack Obama.

Michelle Robinson wedding with Barack Obama

Interestingly, Michelle refused to go out with him for the first month. For their first date, they went to an art institute, lunch at a café, an evening showing of Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing”, followed by a drink on the 99th floor of the John Hancock building.

They got married in the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. You may be wondering what is so special about this wedding band that he’s kept for last 30 years. The ring has special message written on it, which has provided him spiritual strength.

Barack Obama married in the Trinity United Church of Christ at Chicago

Surprised to hear this? You may be more surprised to hear just like President Obama, you too can have engraved bands or ones with special messages, special codes or symbols, which are unique to you and your loved one for free. This special free service is provided by Angara, The Gemstone Destination.

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