It’s not often—or ever—that we get to see a First Lady of the United States sit down to discuss the intimate and intricate details of her life for more than two hours straight. And it’s certainly historic for a former First Lady to sell out a twelve-city international stadium tour to discuss said details. Then again, Michelle Obama has been one of the most uncommon and historical figures of our time; a true legend. Despite all her legendary and record-breaking achievements, she is using the tour and her new book, Becoming, to remind people of her humanity, with a clear message that anyone—even a little brown girl from the Southside of Chicago—can change the world. Here’s what we learned when we went to the Washington, D.C. stop of the tour.