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Michelle Obama on knitting to stay sane in tough times and how she hopes her new memoir will help people feel 'less alone'

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Former American first lady Michelle Obama speaks about her new book, The Light We Carry. (PHOTO: Getty Images)
Former American first lady Michelle Obama speaks about her new book, The Light We Carry. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

Michelle Obama's 2018 memoir, Becoming, was one of the best-selling books of all time  with more than 17 million copies bought worldwide, it even outsold her husband Barack's memoir, A Promised Land, by a good few million.

Now America's former First Lady is back with a new book, The Light We Carry. But whereas her previous book was a autobiographical reflection of her life, her new offering is more of a self-help guide, aimed at helping readers find their inner power in difficult times.

In this candid Q & A, Michelle talks about The Light We Carry, and reveals how friends, her husband and knitting have helped her cope when times get tough.

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