When I saw this photograph of Malia Obama yesterday, I was blown away. Like, just gobsmacked. The girl is gorgeous, and poised to boot. I started asking questions that you might hear from an older relative at the family reunion — “How old she now?! When did she get so tall?! She looks just like her mother, you know that?!”
Disbelief aside, it’s amazing to see the first kids grow up into lovely and confident young ladies. And I couldn’t help but notice that Malia was captured mid-stride in what looks like a runway walk. In a leather bomber, with her hand adjusting her hair and her eyes in a slightly disinterested sideways gaze, Malia is the epitome of teenage cool.