When Melania Trump assumed the role of First Lady of the United States in January of 2017, she also became the first in this position to be a naturalized US citizen and the first whose native language is not English (in fact, she is fluent in five languages). Her primary platforms for change include initiatives against bullying and drug use. She has spoken out for the advancement of women’s and children’s rights around the globe, and she has been cited as actively working to improve immigration policies. Her role has not been an easy one, but amid controversy and ridicule, the First Lady remains graceful and composed, commanding the respect her office deserves.
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