Is this a photo of Barack and Michelle Obama as a young couple? Not really. The original photo of the Obamas has been manipulated, intentionally distorting the features of Michelle Obama to make her appear masculine.
This is what the post looked like on Facebook at the time of writing:
(Source: Facebook screenshot taken on Mon Oct 12 18:37:05 2020 UTC)
I knew it way back then and I'm absolutely convinced of it today -- you're one of a kind, @MichelleObama. Happy Birthday!
The manipulated picture first appeared in reverse image search results on October 10, 2020. The manipulated picture has color adjusted to a higher saturation, changing the skin tones orange. A distortion effect has been applied to Michelle Obama's face and neck. This photo-editing distortion tool not only changed the features of her face but also slightly warped aspects of the surrounding area.