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Michelle Obama launches book tour at the United Center — PHOTOS

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is introduced by Oprah during the kickoff event for Obama's new book "Becoming" at the United Center, Tuesday night, Nov. 13, 2018. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

Michelle Obama is introduced by Oprah at the United Center. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

The official kick-off to former first lady Michelle Obama’s book tour began at 8 tonight in her Chicago hometown. Oprah Winfrey served as moderator for the sold-out event at Chicago’s United Center, where 14,000 people were expected to turn out for a conversation between Mrs. Obama and her dear friend.

Here are some highlights from the event:

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