Michelle Obama's Early Birthday Gift

The first lady will spend extra time in Hawaii as her husband and daughters return to Washington.
3:00 | 01/07/14

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The one place it's not below zero is hawaii. Who is there? The first lady has good luck. President barack obama at work at the white house and the obama daughters are back in school but as we said, the first lady is still in hawaii for an early birthday gift. It's an extended vacation and good girl time with a good pal. We're learning more about the first lady's extended vacation. Almost 4800 miles away on the white sands of hawaii. Press secretary jay carney explaining it was the president's suggestion michelle stay on vacation for an extra few days while he returned to washington with sasha and malia. You have kids, you though that telling your spouse they can go spend a week away from home is a big present so not that we don't love our kids. Reporter: He also revealed the extended have a situation was an early birthday present of sorts less than two weeks before the first lady turns the big 5-0. Her decision to remaining at the president's suggestion in hawaii to spend time with friends ahead of her upcoming very big birthday. Reporter: This morning there are reports that mrs. Obama is spending the rest of her stay with her good friend oprah winfrey at her estate on the island of maui. Winfrey will also be celebrating a milestone birthday. She turns 60 just two weeks after the first lady and the birthday festivities will continue when michelle returns to the capital. The white house has sent out invitations for a party in her Word is there won't be a formal dinner but there will be plenty of dancing. ♪ she does love to dance and we wish her a very happy birthday. Oprah too, by the way.

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