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From South Side to the White House: 21 Photos of Michelle and Barack Obama That Will Melt Your Heart

Starring Tika Sumpter as Michelle Robinson, and Parker Sawyers as Barack Obama, the newly released movie "Southside with You" tells the story about the summer of 1989 when the future president, then 28 years old, and First Lady-to-be, 25, fell in love in Chicago's South Side.


Make it a date night. #SouthsideWithYou hits theaters TONIGHT! Do you have your tickets yet? #TBT

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In honor of the film, now in theaters, we're sharing some of the most heartwarming photos of the couple who are now nearing their 24th wedding anniversary.

Click through the photos above to see how their journey to the White House began.

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