She's too cute—and the former first lady thinks so, too.
Three-year-old Parker Curry is once again a viral sensation, thanks to a Halloween costume that is the best follow-up ever to viral fame.
Back in March, a photo of Parker entranced by a portrait of Michelle Obama went viral. She was taking in the National Portrait Gallery with her mama when a fellow museum-goer, Ben Hines, snapped the photo and posted it online.
Parker Curry, the little girl who met Michelle Obama after a photo of her staring at the former first lady's portra… https://t.co/FAVme65syW— CBS News (@CBS News)1520437525.0
Parker's love for the portrait demonstrated why representation matters so much, and after going viral, she even got to meet the former First Lady.
Now all this happened a few months ago, which may as well be a million years for a toddler. So when Parker's mom asked her what she wanted to be for Halloween, she was surprised by her daughter's answer.
"Flat out. No hesitation. Half of a second later. 'I want to be Michelle Obama,' and I was like Whoa," Curry told BuzzFeed News. "I thought she was going to be like, 'I want to be Elsa or some other character like that.' "
Alisha Welsh of Magnolia Lake Children's Clothing came through for Parker's mom, creating a custom-made dress in time for Halloween, just like the one Michelle Obama wears in her portrait.
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