Michelle Obama's Daily Diary

ESSENCE.COM Oct, 20, 2010

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President Barack Obama chats with US First Lady Michelle Obama before dinner with guests at Mintwood Place restaurant in Washington, DC. Obama attended dinner with contest winners who contributed to his 2012 US presidential reelection campaign.

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President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama prior to speaking during a Kids’ ‘State Dinner’ in the East Room of the White House in Washington. This first-time event includes 54 kids, aged 8 to 12.

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President Barack Obama walks across Lafayette Park to St. John’s Episcopal Church to attend Sunday services with daughters Malia, Sasha and First Lady Michelle Obama in Washington DC.

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President Barack Obama kisses first lady Michelle Obama after she introduced him at a campaign rally in Dubuque, Iowa.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Gabby Douglas chat with Jay Leno on the Tonight Show.

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First Lady Michelle Obama greets volunteers during a visit to a campaign field office during a visit in Raleigh, N.C.

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First Lady Michelle Obama hugs USA’s Lebron James after USA defeated France in a preliminary men’s basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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First Lady Michelle Obama plays tug-of-war during ’Let’s Move-London’ event at the Winfield House in London hours before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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First Lady Michelle Obama greets campers at Camp Noah in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Barack Obama gives wife Michelle a kiss during an exhibition game against Brazil at the Verizon Center.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at Barbara Goleman Senior High School during a campaign event in Miami Lakes, Florida.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk to the South Lawn of the White House where the annual picnic was held for members of Congress.

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mixed neutrals, pairing a dotted pencil skirt with a white top and signature Alexis Bittar floral brooch at the neckline.

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks before signing her book, American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America at a Barnes & Noble bookstore. The book’s proceeds will go to the National Park Foundation.

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First Lady Michelle Obama greets local residents as she visits Mom’s Apple Pie Bakery in Occoquan, Virginia.

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First Lady Michelle Obama arrives for an interview with The Associated Press to talk about her book on the South Lawn of the White House.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pose with former US president George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush during the unveiling of their portraits in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.

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First Lady Michelle Obama departs the White House to attend an event at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama talks to Robin Roberts live in Times Square to discuss a variety of topics including her new book American Grown, which promotes healthy eating, on Good Morning America.

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First Lady Michelle Obama sits down with The View hosts Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd. The First Lady is promoting her new book, American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America, and her message that having access to healthy, affordable food can promote better eating habits.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama smile to each other during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama waits to greet NATO leaders’ spouses during an event at the Gary Comer Youth Center in Chicago.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, French First Lady Valerie Trierweiler and Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s wife Hitomi stand in the East Room during a tour of the White House in Washington, DC. Michelle Obama hosted G8 Leaders Spouses at the White House as US President Barack Obama hosting G8 leaders in Camp David, Maryland.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to graduates at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) Commencement, in Greensboro, NC. Michelle Obama was honored with a Doctorate in Humanities.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle greet guests at a campaign rally at the Virginia Commonwealth University, where they officially kicked off his 2012 campaign for reelection.

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Melissa Stockwell, U.S. Army Veteran and Paralympian, and First Lady Michelle Obama share a light moment before Stockwell lit the torch for the 2012 Warrior Games. Mrs. Obama attended the opening ceremony for the Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama greets a boy during a reception for military children and their families in honor of Mother’s Day in the East Room at the White House.

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First Lady Michelle Obama carefully walks down the stairs after arriving at the she 911th Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve Command near Pittsburgh.

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During her visit to a Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida, First Lady Michelle Obama reacts to the announcement that the military dependant teens in the audience would be getting gift certificates from JCPenney.

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First Lady Michelle Obama laughs with Stephen Colbert during her appearance on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report in New York.

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First Lady Michelle Obama makes vegetable tacos with celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson and NBC’s Today Show host Al Roker during the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C.

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First lady Michelle Obama walks with her children, Sasha and Malia at the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, with daughter Malia, walk across Lafayette Square from the White House for Easter Service at St John’s Episcopal Church in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, with their daughters Sasha and Malia, walk across Lafayette Square from the White House for Easter Service at St John’s Episcopal Church in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and her dog Bo participate in a pre-Easter celebration with military families and children at the Fisher House on Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Michelle Obama at Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards held at Galen Center in Los Angeles.

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Sasha Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Malia Obama at Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards held at Galen Center in Los Angeles.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Bob Harper of the television show The Biggest Loser.

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First Lady Michelle Obama plants mustard with members of the Girl Scouts of Western New York, Troop 60325-Fairport, NY. at the White House garden on March 26, 2012 in Washington, D.C. School-aged kids from around the country joined the First Lady for the fourth annual White House Kitchen Garden Spring Planting. Local schools Harriet Tubman Elementary and Bancroft Elementary took part in the planting.

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First Lady Michelle Obama laughs alongside Fionnuala Kenny, wife of Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, during a St. Patrick’s Day Reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama talks with Late Show host David Letterman during Monday’s 3/19/12 taping in New York.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle walk through Lafayette Square with their daughter Sasha to Sunday service at St. John’s Church in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk into the North Portico of the White House before attending a state dinner in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama plays tennis with students during an Olympics-themed event with area school children at American University in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton attend the 2012 International Women of Courage Awards, on the 101st Anniversary of International Women’s Day at the State Department in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan run onto the court for a “Let’s Move!” physical fitness promotion between games at the CIAA basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk through the Cross Hall to the East Room of the White House in Washington. Obama and his wife Michelle hosted a dinner for members of the US armed forces who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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First Lady Michelle Obama is seated for the 2012 Governors’ Dinner in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama tours the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati.

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The President and First Lady at the groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

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First lady Michelle Obama skis at Buttermilk ski area in Aspen, Colo. The first lady is spending Presidents Day weekend in Aspen with her daughters, Sasha and Malia.

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Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden smile at one another as they await the announcement of a new report regarding military spouse employment at the Pentagon.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive for the 2012 National Medal of the Arts and Humanities in Washington, D.C.

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First Lady Michelle Obama attends WebMD town hall discussion at YMCA on in Homestead, Florida.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Bob Harper of “Biggest Loser,” during a Let’s Move event with more than 10,000 children from Iowa.

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Michelle Obama visits the future site of a Northgate Market in Inglewood, California furthering the effort to bring healthy foods to low-income communities.

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Michelle Obama during a taping of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in Burbank, Calif.

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First Lady Michelle Obama appears on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno in Burbank, California.

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Michelle Obama stands in the lunch line of Parklawn Elementary School after getting her fix of turkey tacos. The First Lady as well as celebrity chef Rachael Ray and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited the school to highlight the USDA new nutrition standards for school lunches.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama applaud during an event celebrating the 2011 Major League Baseball World Series champions St. Louis Cardinals.

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Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou share an embrace on stage at The BET Honors in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at BET Honors 2012 in Washington, DC.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama dances onstage during ‘Random Dancing’ with cast members of the Nickelodeon television show iCarly.

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First Lady Michelle Obama on set in iCarly “iMeet the First Lady,” premiering Jan. 16 on Nickelodeon.

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The First Family arrive on the South Lawn of the White House returning from their family vacation to Hawaii.

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President Barack Obama and the First Lady walk across the tarmac to board Air Force One at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu, en route to Washington after a family vacation.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia exit the East-West Center at the University of Hawaii after viewing a gallery featuring his mother’s anthropological work.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pay their respects at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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First Lady Michelle Obama reacts while talking on the phone to children across the country as part of the annual NORAD Tracks Santa program.

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President Barack Obama holds a baby as he and first lady Michelle Obama visit members of the military during Christmas dinner at a Marine Corps Base in Hawaii.

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First Lady Michelle Obama greets a woman while she and US President Barack Obama greet military personnel and their families Kaneohe Bay in Hawaii.

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President Barack Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha and Malia, arrive for Christmas service at the Kaneohe bay Chapel in Kaneohe, Hawaii.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama delivers toys and gifts donated by Executive Office staff to the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots campaign.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama helps sort toys donated to underprivileged children during a Toys for Tots event at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia, sit for a family portrait in the Oval Office.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hold hands and chat while walking to the White House.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet troops during a visit to Fort Bragg, N.C.

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President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama embrace during their visit to Fort Bragg, N.C.

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President Barack Obama and The Lady Michelle Obama acknowledge the crowd as they arrive in the 440th Structural Maintenance Hangar at Fort Bragg, N.C.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama walks toward Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland en route to Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama reads ‘The Night Before Christmas’ at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama are joined on stage by Jennifer Hudson, Victoria Justice, and Justin Beiber for a final song at the annual ‘Christmas in Washington’ gala in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Sasha and Malia pose for a group photo with children dressed as elves prior to attending performances at the annual ‘Christmas in Washington’ gala in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, First lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha and Malia, walk from the White House to attend a Sunday service at St. John’s Church in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama arrive for a Hanukkah reception at the White House.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, their daughters Sasha and Malia, share the stage to sing Christmas songs with Carson Daly and Santa Claus during the annual lighting of the National Christmas tree in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, joined by Kermit The Frog, reads Christmas stories to children during the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia attend the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse in Washington, DC.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama walks with Bo, the family dog, as children from military families work on crafts in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama looks at handmade cookie Christmas ornaments made by children of active duty military service members at the White House.

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First Lady Michelle Obama presents this year’s holiday decorating themes at the White House in Washington, DC.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama attends the 2011 Building a Healthier Future summit in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama cross the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, after attending a college basketball game in Towson, Md.

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President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama enjoy college basketball at Towson University in Towson, Maryland

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First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia, along with dog Bo, receive the White House Christmas tree at the White House in Washington.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia hand out food for Thanksgiving at the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, and Marian Robinson hand out food for Thanksgiving at the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks in the State Dinning Room of the White House in during a discussion for students highlighting Country Music.

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President Barack Obama signs a legislation that will provide tax credits to help put veterans back to work.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama hugs President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House for United States veterans.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama attends a special BBQ lunch with service members and military families from the local community prior to a NASCAR competition in Florida.

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First Lady Michelle Obama hugs a child during a luncheon for military families before the NASCAR competition in Homestead, Florida.

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First Lady Michelle Obama walks with Capt. Jeffrey James, commander of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, left, and Kevin Schiegel, Vice President of Veterans’ Employment Programs at the United States Chamber of Commerce, right,to speak at a hiring fair sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for service men and women, veterans and military families at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama wears a long floral dress to the APEC Spousal Luncheon at Kualoa Ranch in Ka’a’awa, Hawaii.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks after watching a performance by the Honolulu Boys Choir at the APEC Spousal Luncheon at Kualoa Ranch in Ka’a’awa, Hawaii.

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First Lady Michelle Obama sits with APEC spouses during the APEC Spousal Luncheon at Kualoa Ranch in Ka’a’awa, Hawaii.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and other spouses of APEC leaders walk to see a performance by the Honolulu Boys Choir at the APEC Spousal Luncheon at Kualoa Ranch in Ka’a’awa, Hawaii.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet Chinese President Hu Jintao and wife Liu Yongqing before the APEC leaders dinner in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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The First lady Michelle Obama poses for a photo during a visit with interns at the MA’O Organic Farms in Waianae, Hawaii.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama watch the first half of the Carrier Classic aboard the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk to the court before the start of the NCAA men’s college basketball Carrier Classic in San Diego.

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President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama prepare to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, ad they travel to San Diego.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to a group of high school students at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

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The First lady Michelle Obama reads a book to children during a visit to the Royal Castle Child Development Center in New Orleans.

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President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama step out the White House to greet trick or treaters and give out candy.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and her mother Marian Robinson greet trick or treaters at the White House in Washington, D.C.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama greets children from John Sexton Elementary School. This school received an wa at Tampa International Airport in Florida.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama visits a Chicago Walgreens store that sells produce. The visit is part of her ’Let’s Move!’ initiative to promote healthy eating in low-income neighborhoods.

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Michelle Obama tours Iron Street Urban Farm, one of the Growing Power farms in Chicago.

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First Lady Michelle Obama attends Game 1 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama greets a room of wounded veterans and their families as part of Major League Baseball’s Welcome Back Veterans program in St. Louis.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama stop to buy pumpkins at Wood’s Orchard in Hampton, Va.

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President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama, arrive at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, in Hampton, VA.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama poses with the family’s lovable Portuguese Water Dog, Bo, in the White House Kitchen Garden! She decided to take this portrait because she receives so many letters from kids asking about the garden and Bo.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks outside the home of Army Sgt. Johnny Agbi, during a Joining Forcers initiative event in Washington, D.C.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House during an event to honor schools that met the goal to double the number of participants in the HealthierUS School Challenge in year.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and family observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial statue in Washington D.C.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk hand in hand at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, his daughters Sasha and Malia, First Lady Michelle Obama and Marian Robinson, Michelle Obama’s mother, examine a time capsule at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama welcome Stevie Wonder to the stage at the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington

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Aretha Franklin sings before President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama during the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington.

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President Barack Obama and The First Lady Michelle Obama walk out to greet South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and his wife Kim Yoon-ok at the White House.

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First Michelle Obama welcomes First Lady Kim Yoon-ok of Korea during a ceremony at the White House.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama and hundreds of school children attempt to break the world record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. This event is part of her ’Let’s Move!’ campaign.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a ’Let’s Move!’ event at the White House in Washington to promote fitness to school children.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama, her mother Marian Robinson, and U.S. President Barack Obama return to the White House in Washington after a weekend at Camp David.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama and a young lady from the Anderson Monarchs Girls Soccer Club in Philadelphia brush-up on their soccer skills at the White House in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama plays soccer as she hosts a ’Let’s Move!’ event at the White House in Washington.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama flaunts her soccer skills as part of the Let’s Move! campaign.

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First Lady Michelle Obama walks her dog Bo while hosting a ’Let’s Move’ Soccer clinic on the south lawn of the White House in Washington.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama and local students gather peppers during the third annual White House kitchen garden fall harvest at the White House in Washington.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama, with local school children from local elementary schools, harvest vegetables for the third annual White House kitchen garden fall harvest at the White House in Washington.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama walks onstage to greet employees to thank them for their public service at the US Secret Service headquarters in Washington.

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The First lady Michelle Obama greets employees to thank them for their public service.

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First lady Michelle Obama, accompanied by US Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan, leaves the US Secret Service headquarters in Washington.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama, wearing a hat and sunglasses, pushes a shopping cart as she carries her purchases at a Target department store in Alexandria, Va.

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First lady Michelle Obama meets with military spouses from all five branches of the armed services on behalf of the Democratic Party at the Army National Guard facility in Cranston, R.I.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama prepares to speak at an event at the White House about supporting and retaining women and girls in science, technology, engineering and math careers.

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President Barack Obama and The First Lady Michelle Obama in a Michel Kors fishtail skirt and Peter Sorenen corset belt, walk across the stage at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation event in DC.

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The First Lady Michelle Obama, Victoria Justice, LeBron James along with participants pose for a photo during the Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play event in Washington DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama participates in Nickelodeon’s 8th Annual Worldwide Day of Play in Washington.

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The President of the United States Barack Obama and The First Lady Michelle Obama, in an Isabel Toledo dress, arrive at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Obama was returning to Washington after attending the annual United Nations General Assembly.

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The First Lady and Our President arrive at JFK International Airport in New York on their way to attend the 66th General Assembly Meeting of United Nations.

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The First Lady talks with patrons at a Darden’s restaurant during a ‘Let’s Move!’ event in Hyattsville, MD.

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Barack Obama, The First Lady, and former Marine Cpl. Dakota Meyer walk into the East Room of the White House before the president awarded Meyer, 23, from Greensburg, Ky. the Medal of Honor. He is the first living Marine to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.

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Barack Obama and The First Lady attend the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 34th Annual Awards Gala at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

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The First Lady walks off of the stage in the East Room of the White House in Washington, after speaking during the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards luncheon.

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President Obama, The First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden and his wife Jill Biden attend the ‘A Concert For Hope’ event, hosted by Washington National Cathedral, to mark the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks September 11, 2011 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

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President Obama and The First Lady pause for a moment of silence at the wreath laying ceremony at the Flight 93 National Memorial Sunday, Sept., 11, 2011 in Shanksville, Pa.

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Barack Obama and The First Lady walk across the tarmac before their departure from JFK International Airport in New York. They attended the National Sept. 11th Memorial in New York City.

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Barack Obama and The First Lady visit Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, in Arlington, Va., to pay their respects to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the past decade.

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Michelle Obama and Serena Williams talk during a U.S. Open tennis clinic highlighting the importance of physical activity for kids at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.

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The Obamas end their vacation early and return to the White House to be prepared for Hurricane Irene.

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President leave Nancy’s Restaurant in Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard during their family vacation.

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The Obamas, and President Obama’s nephew, and daughter of a family friend arrive at the White House from a trip to Camp David.

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President Barack Obama and The First Lady Michelle Obama, in a Gregory Parkinson Skirt, arrive back to the White House after spending some time at Camp David.

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The First Lady, in an ASOS print dress, crosses her fingers at the a Joining Forces Cookout for National Guard and Reserve and Active Duty members and their families Sunday, July 24, 2011 in Concord, N.H.

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The First Lady waves as she enters the Jubilee House during the taping of Extreme Makeover Home Edition in Fayetteville, N.C.

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Our First Lady, in a Merona for Target dress, talks with a child as she tours the Joining Forces program at Oceana Naval Air Station in Virgina Beach, VA.

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The First Lady joined leaders from major retailers, foundations and small businesses to announce plans that will provide access to healthy, affordable food to under served communities.

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The First Lady, in Narciso Rodriguez, is set to deliver a speech about children’s health and nutrition in Washington.

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Barack Obama, the First Lady Michelle, and their daughters Sasha and Malia watch the World Cup soccer game between the U.S. and Japan, from the Treaty Room office in the residence of the White House.

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Our First Lady, in a Jason Wu floral dress, and her daughter Malia share laughter during a walk to church in Washington. Mrs. Obama looks lovely in a daffodil-printed Jason Wu dress.

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The Obamas head to St. Johns Church in Washington DC. First Lady Obama looks lovely in a daffodil-printed Jason Wu dress.

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Our First Lady, former President George W. Bush, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter watch as members of the armed forces carry the coffin bearing the body of Betty Ford into St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, California.

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Michelle Obama at the funeral of former First Lady Betty Ford at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, California.

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Our First Lady, in a Duro Olowu top, participates in pregame activities during the Washington Nationals game in D.C. Mrs. Obama’s Jordan Alexander beaded bracelets are lovely!

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President Obama and The First Lady host a picnic for military families at the White House. The First Lady looks radiant in a Sophie Theallet dress and Jordan Alexander beaded bracelets.

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President Obama and The First Lady head down to the South Lawn to host a picnic for military families. The First Lady enjoys the festivities in a Sophie Theallet dress and Jordan Alexander beaded bracelets.

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Michelle Obama waves goodbye as she boards the plane to end her trip to South Africa.

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Michelle Obama and her daughters Sasha and Malia share a close moment as they listen to their tour guide during their safari tour.

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Michelle Obama, her daughters and family, explore the land in South Africa. Mrs. Obama is keeping warm in her fringed Prova scarf which we love!

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The First Lady and her daughters Sasha and Malia listen to their guide during a safari in Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa.

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Michelle Obama meets with Botswana’s President Lt. Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama in Gaborone, Botswana. Mrs. Obama sported a Jean Paul Gaultier pant suit with a Tory Burch Kerala wrap belt for her special meeting.

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Michelle Obama and her family are welcomed by traditional dancers when they arrived in Gaborone, Botswana. Mrs. Obama wore a Jean Paul Gaultier pant suit with a Tory Burch Kerala wrap belt for the occasion.

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Michelle Obama, in a Duro Olowu top, and Desmond Tutu get ready to play a game at Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa. Mrs. Obama’s printed top is by Duro Olowu.

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The First Lady and Desmond Tutu do pushups as they participate in youth activities to raise HIV awareness in South Africa.

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Our First Lady, in a Duro Olowu top and Reed Krackoff blazer, addresses students at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa. Mrs. O sports a Reed Krakoff blazer, Duro Olowu blouse and Nava Zahavi earrings. How lovely!

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The First Lady walks Sibongile Mazibuko, director, of the Vhuthilo Community Center in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Mrs. Obama shares a laughing with the members of the Vhuthilo Community Center in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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The First Lady is embraced by an audience member after she addressed the Young African Women Leaders Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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speaks at Regina Mundi Church and addresses the Young African Women Leaders Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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The First Lady joins a discussion at the Young African Youth Leaders Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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The First Lady and her daughters Sasha and Malia, take time to read a story to the children of Emthonjeni Community Center in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mrs. Obama wears a vest and trousers from J. Crew paired with an ASOS Africa top.

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Michelle Obama poses for a photo with young women leaders during her visit to the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. Mrs. Obama wears a vest and trousers from J. Crew paired with an ASOS Africa top.

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Our First Lady walks with children as she visits Emthonjeni Community Center in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mrs. Obama wears a vest and trousers from J. Crew paired with an ASOS Africa top.

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Our First Lady, in a Narciso Rodriguez suit, and her daughters visit Nelson Mandela at his home in Houghton, South Africa. Mrs. O wears a stunning silk shantung suit by Narciso Rodriguez and turq earrings by Nava Zahavi.

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Michelle Obama walks with Nelson Mandela’s wife Graca Machel while she visits the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mrs. O silk shantung suit is by Narciso Rodriguez and turq earrings by Nava Zahavi.

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The First Lady, in a Duro Olowu blazer, and her daughters Malia and Sasha, arrive in Pretoria, South Africa. They will be heading to Johannesburg to begin their week-long trip.

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The First Lady was all smiles as she teams up with ‘KaBOOM!’ to build a playground for D.C. children.

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The Obamas walk out of the Oval Office to host the Congressional Picnic on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Mrs. Obama looks lovely in a Talbots “Shoreline” striped dress.

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Michelle Obama speaks, in a Rachel Roy cardigan and dress, at a panel discussion at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills.

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The First Lady, in a Gap tunic top and Lambertson Truex tote, and Barack headed to Camp David for the weekend. Michelle is carrying a lime green Lambertson Truex tote bag and wearing stylish oversized shades.

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The First Lady is at the 40th anniversary of the National Partnership for Women and Families in Washington. Mrs. Obama wears a coral silk jacquard dress by Rachel Roy.

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Our first Lady at a care facility in Washington, where she announced ’Let’s Move! Child Care’, an effort to raise healthy eating and living for young children. Mrs. Obama revisited a favorite dress of hers by designer Tracy Feith.

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The President and The First Lady, in a custom Dian Von Furstenberg dress, meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Washington. Mrs. Obama wears a custom DVF dress. Lovely!

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The President and The First Lady, in a Naeem Kahn gown and Alexis Bittar bangles, host a State Dinner for German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer in Washington.

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President Obama and The First Lady pose for photos on the South Lawn of the White House.

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President Obama and The First Lady, in Suno, walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

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Michelle Obama gives a thumbs up to graduates after delivering a commencement speech at a school in Quantico, Virginia.

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The First Lady tends the White House garden in Washington as part of the “Let’s Move!” campaign.

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President Obama and First Lady at the Pritzker Architecture Prize Event in Washington.

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The First Lady talks with Surgeon General Regina Benjamin at the Agriculture Department in Washington.

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The Obamas walk with Major General Karl Horst, and his wife Nancy, on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

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Barack and Michelle Obama board Air Force One at London’s Stansted Airport on his way to France.

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The President and First Lady welcome Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip for a reciprocal dinner at Winfield House in London.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend a dinner hosted by the Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London.

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The President and First Lady meet with Britain’s newly wedded Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace.

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President Obama and First Lady leave Winfield House, the official residence of the US Ambassador, in Regent’s Park, central London on the first day of his three-day state visit to the UK.

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The President and First Lady are greeted by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip as they arrive at Buckingham Palace in London.

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Barack and Michelle Obama step down from Air Force One, after arriving at Stansted Airport, near London, late Monday, May 23, 2011

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Barack and Michelle Obama spent some time with a young Irish boy who was on stage with his mother at College Green in Dublin, Ireland. The boy and his mom seemed awestruck.

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Barack and Michelle Obama enjoy a pint of Guinness in Hayes Bar while visiting his ancestral home of Moneygall, Co. Offaly in Ireland.

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Barack and Michelle Obama wave to the crowd as they arrive at College Green in Dublin, Ireland.

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President Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama] leave the White House in Washington for Dublin, Ireland, to kick off a 6-day, 4-nation trip across Europe.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Lt. Gen. David Huntoon, superintendent at the U.S. Military Academy, arrive in Washington Hall for a graduation banquet in West Point, N.Y.

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Michelle Obama talks to graduating cadets and their families at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. The First Lady urged more than 1,000 cadets Friday night on the brink of graduating to keep in mind the families of the soldiers they will lead.

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First Lady Michelle Obama waits to speaks at an event where she helped paint a mural a a youth center at Joint Base Anacostia-Boling in Washington.

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Michelle Obama selects a paint color as she helps paint a mural a a youth center at Joint Base Anacostia-Boling in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama delivers the commencement address to Spelman College graduates on Sunday, May 15, 2011.

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First Lady Michelle Obama reacts while receiving an honorary degree from Spelman College president Beverly D. Tatum.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, in a Naeem Khan skirt and tank, held a poetry workshop for students in Washington, DC.

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Audience members applaud as President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, in an Isabel Toledo tunic and pants set, arrive to host a Celebration of American Poetry and Prose at the White House.

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Michelle Obama exercises with Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes and others on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington during an event announcing the creation of a program to promote military family wellness on May 9, 2011.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama, in a Jean Paul Gautlier top, runs on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington during an event announcing the creation of a program to promote military family wellness on May 9, 2011.

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Michelle Obama, in a Jean Paul Gaultier top, exercises with Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes and others on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington during an event announcing the creation of a program to promote military family wellness on May 9, 2011.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama leave Tosca Restaurant May 7, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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Michelle Obama, wearing a Ports 1961 dress with brooch by Erickson Beamon, enters the East Room for a Mother’s Day event May 6, 2011 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, in a Ports 1961 dress and brooch by Erickson Beamon, speaks at a Mother’s Day event for military connected mothers, grandmothers, and spouses and other special guests in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 6, 2011, in Washington.

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President Barack Obama speaks as First Lady Michelle Obama looks on during a Cinco de Mayo reception in the East Room of the White House on May 5, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama does a little dance after President Obama joked with her during a Cinco de Mayo reception in the East Room of the White House. Obama said ‘You do not want to be between Michelle and a tamale.’

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk toward the East Room for the Medal of Honor ceremony for Korean War soldiers in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes talk show host Kelly Ripa, Dean Karnazes and young runners that participated in ‘LIVE with Regis and Kelly’ in Washington.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wait backstage before being introduced at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington, D.C.

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US President Barack Obama arrives with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Association annual dinner in Washington DC, April 30, 2011.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, and Marian Robinson, stand on the viewing platform where they would have watched the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavor at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Terry White lead for the United Space Alliance project shows President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Malia, Marian Robinson and Sasha, how tiles work on the space shuttle during their visit to the Orbital Processing Facility at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama comfort people at Holt Elementary School in Holt, Ala.

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First Lady Michelle Obama answers questions from children of White House and Executive Office employees in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama and Jada Pinkett Smith cheer as Willow performs at the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, Sasha Obama, Michelle Obama’s mother Marian Robinson and Malia Obama arrive for the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House on April 25, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama read ‘Chicka Chicka Boom Boom’ to children during the White House Easter Egg Roll.

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First Lady Michelle Obama joins chef Jacques Pepin, Al Rokor, and Kelly Ripa, at a healthful cooking exhibit during the Easter Egg Roll festivities at the White House in Washington.

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Barbara Walters, First Lady Mchelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden on ‘The View,’ live in NYC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama departs a taping of ‘The Gayle King Show’ in NYC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, Jill Biden and Sesame Street characters during a USO and Sesame Street event honoring National Guard members and their familiesin Columbus, Ohio.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, Jill Biden and Sesame Street characters during a USO and Sesame Street event honoring National Guard members and their familiesin Columbus, Ohio.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during a USO and Sesame Street event honoring National Guard members and their families in Columbus, Ohio.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at Fountain-Fort Carson High School in Fountain, Colorado.

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First Lady Michelle Obama helps a youngster to hit a ball as she interacts with military family members at Coors Field in Denver.

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Jill Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive with baby gifts while visiting expecting mothers during Operation Shower, a celebration for pregnant women whose husbands are service members in N.C.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, Jill Biden and Martha Stewart visit women whose husbands are service members in N.C.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden meet with staff aboard Bright Star during a flight from New River Marine Corps Air Station in North Carolina to Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

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First Lady Michelle Obama greets Marines following her remarks to 3,000 Marines, soldiers, sailors, and military family members at Memorial Field House in Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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First Lady Michelle Obama arrives at the lectern to speaks after she was introduced by US President Barack Obama during an event launching a ‘national initiative to support and honor America’s service members and their families’ in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama laughs while visiting with Brianna Mast, wife of Wounded Warrior Sgt. Brian Mast, and their son Magnus, in the Green Room of the White House.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Dr. Jill Biden wait in the Green Room of the White House before the East Room event to launch the First Lady’s and Dr. Biden’s Joining Forces national initiative to support and honor America’s service members and their families.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are interviewed at the White House in Washington.

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First lady Michelle Obama addresses the Operation Homefront “2011 Military Child of the Year” award ceremony in Arlington, Va.

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First lady Michelle Obama addresses the Operation Homefront “2011 Military Child of the Year” award ceremony in Arlington, Va.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to students at Ballou High School in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a Remarkable Women dinner in celebration of Women’s History Month in the East Room of the White House March 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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Tracee Ellis Ross arrives for a Remarkable Women dinner in celebration of Women’s History Month in the East Room of the White House March 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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Rashida Jones attends a Remarkable Women dinner in celebration of Women’s History Month in the East Room of the White House March 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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Ledisi arrives for a Remarkable Women dinner in celebration of Women’s History Month in the East Room of the White House March 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama, in a Rachel Roy trench, with daughter Malia walk across the South Lawn March 23, 2011 upon return to the White House in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia, walk to Air Force One in San Salvador, El Salvador.

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First Lady Michelle Obama raises her glass during a toast by President Mauricio Funes of El Salvador at an official dinner at the National Palace in San Salvador, El Salvador, March 22, 2011.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle and their daughters Sasha and Maila are welcomed by Salvadorean Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez, upon their arrival at the airport in the San Salvador.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama receive gifts from Diego Carpio, 13 and Sherlyn Artiga, 12, upon arrival on Air Force One in San Salvador, El Salvador.

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Michelle Obama, in a Sophie Theallet gown and Jordan Alexander at Fragments necklace, shares a toast with the President and First Lady of Chile.

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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle board Air Force One as they depart Rio de Janeiro on their way to Chile.

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The First Lady walks alongside daughters Malia and Sasha upon arrival for a reception hosted by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the Palacio do Alvorada, the official residence in Brasilia, Brazil.

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These little Brazilian children wow the crowd!

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The President, First Lady and Brazilian President overlook an official presentation at the Planalto palace in Brasilia. We love Michelle Obama’s suit dress.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle, Malia and Sasha descend from the presidential airplane as they arrive in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Sasha and Malia walk off Air Force One as they arrive in Brasilia, Brazil.

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First Lady Michelle Obama walks with daughter Malia as they leave the White House on Friday.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, her daughter Malia, and her mother Marian Robinson walk toward Marine One as President Barack Obama and daughter Sasha board the helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama attends a St. Patrick’s Day reception in the East Room of the White House on March 17, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama will visit Ireland in May as part of a European trip.

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First Lady Michelle Obama attends a St. Patrick’s Day reception in the East Room of the White House on March 17, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama will visit Ireland in May as part of a European trip.

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First Lady Michelle Obama participates in planting with local school children at the White House Kitchen Garden in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during an event with the NHL champion Chicago Blackhawks on the south lawn of the White House.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama deliver remarks at the opening of the White House Conference on Bullying Prevention in the East Room of the White House.

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First Lady Michelle Obama takes part in the 2011 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony at the State Department in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton take part in the 2011 International Women of Courage Awards ceremony at the State Department in Washington, Tuesday, March 8, 2011.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at a reception commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama embraces Aissatou Hamidou Diallo at a reception commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive at Sidwell lower school to attend a Teacher/Parents conference for their daughter Sasha on March 07, 2011 in Bethesda, Maryland, United States.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama and Mexico’s First Lady Margarita Zavala poses for photos with elementary school children after reading books at Oyster-Adams Bilingual Elementary School in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama reads the Dr. Seuss book ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ to elementary school students during a kickoff event for the National Education Association (NEA) Read Across America Day, at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama reads the Dr. Seuss book ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ to elementary school students during a kickoff event for the National Education Association (NEA) Read Across America Day, at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden speak during a meeting with a bipartisan group of governors in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, February 28, 2011.

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First Lady Michelle Obama listens as U.S. President Barack Obama makes a toast at the start of the 2011 Governors Dinner February 27, 2011at the White House in Washington, D.C.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to youth about the legacy of Motown while Motown founder Berry Gordy looks on. Also on hand are Smokey Robinson and John Legend.

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First Lady Barbara Bush takes pictures with her son former Florida governor Jeb Bush and First Lady Michelle Obama as her husband former US president George Bush is awarded the Medal of Freedom on Feburary 15, 2011 at the White House in Washington.

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In this photo provided by NBC Universal, First Lady Michelle Obama appears on the “Today” show in New York Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011.

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First Lady Michelle Obama appears on the “Today” show in New York on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011.

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President Barack Obama pulls out a chair for First Lady Michelle Obama as they arrive at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington.

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President Barack Obama gets a kiss from the First Lady after he spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama exits her vehicle and heads into the White House in Washington Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, after attending daughter Sasha’s basketball game with President Barack Obama.

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Michelle Obama during her visit to Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina.

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First Lady Michelle Obama sits with soldiers in training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Oprah Winfrey poses with First Lady Michelle Obama during taping of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” at Harpo Studios in Chicago.

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The First Lady at the State of the Union Speech. She complimented her pale blue Rachel Roy dress with Lucite bangles and a Black and White ribbon in honor of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

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US President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room at the White House on January 24, 2011 as First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr Jill Biden look on during an event unveiling efforts to better coordinate and strengthen the Federal government’s support for military families.

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First lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, left, attend the funeral service for Sargent Shriver at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church January 22, 2011 in Potomac, Maryland.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks as she joins business leaders from Walmart in Washington, DC.

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The President and First Lady wait to greet Chinese President Hu Jintao for the first White House State Dinner of the year.

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US President Barack Obama holds First Lady Michelle Obama as they leave after having dinner at The Source restaurant in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to First Lady Michelle Obama on her birthday January 17, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama participated in a community service event at the stuart Hobson Middle School Service Project.

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First Lady Michelle Obama paints on a wall in a community service project at Stuart Hobson Middle School in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. day of service in Washington, DC.

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Obama holds First Lady Michelle Obama’s hand during a memorial event, “Together We Thrive: Tucson and America’ at the McKale Memorial Center in Tucson, Arizona.

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US President Barack Obama waves with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House in Washington, DC.

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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama observe a moment of silence on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, DC, to honor the victims of a shooting at an Arizona political event that left people six dead.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha returns to the White House in Washington, after a family vacation in Hawaii.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in Honolulu.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in Honolulu.

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First Lady Michelle Obama eats a shave ice at Island Snow in Kailua, Hawaii on January 3, 2011.

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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive to greet members of the US military and their families as they eat a Christmas Day meal at the Anderson Hall mess hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

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First Lady Michelle Obama helps sort toys donated to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots program at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama helps sort toys donated to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots program at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama arrives with her dog Bo and Santa Claus for a reading of the book ‘The Night Before Christmas’ to patients at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama signs into law the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 as First Lady Michelle Obama looks on at Harriet Tubman Elementary School in Washington, DC.

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Miranda Cosgrove, Matthew Morrison, Mariah Carey, Ellen DeGeneres, Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, President Barack Obama, Malia Obama, Maxwell, Annie Lennox and Andrea Bocelli perform onstage during TNT’s ‘Christmas in Washington 2010’ at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and family pose for a group photo with children dressed as Christmas elves at a Christmas In Washington celebration in Washington, DC. First Lady Michelle Obama wears a Norman Norell Vintage gown.

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US President Barack Obama, joined by his family including First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, and mother-in-law Marian Robinson, react as they push a button to light the National Christmas Tree during a ceremony on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, DC, December 9, 2010.

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First Lady Michelle Obama reads story to children during the 2010 National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony December 9, 2010 at the Ellipse, south of the White House, in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive at a reception for the recipients of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Paul McCartney sing the National Anthem during the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center in Washington.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama and Ken Fisher, Chairman of Fisher House Foundation cut a ribbon during dedication ceremonies of the new Fisher Houses on the campus of Naval Support Activity in Bethesda, Maryland, on December 2, 2010.

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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama watch as Molly Retik lights a Menorah on the second night of Hanukkah during a Hanukkah reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, December 2, 2010.

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First Lady Michelle Obama attends a college basketball game at Howard University on November 27, 2010 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama with daughters Sasha and Malia watch a game on November 27, 2010 at Howard University in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama with daughters Sasha and Malia are excited as they receives the White House Christmas Tree at the White House in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama with daughters Sasha and Malia are excited as they receives the White House Christmas Tree at the White House in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Malia distribute food at Martha’s Table in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama talks with students about eating healthy at Riverside Elementary School in Miami.

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First Lady Michelle Obama exercises with children during a visit to the New York Police Athletic League Harlem Center.

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First Lady Michelle Obama talks to Cory Booker after she addressed students at Maple Avenue School in Newark, New Jersey.

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First Lady Michelle Obama hugs a family member of Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta of the US Army following a Medal of Honor ceremony for him November 16, 2010 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama praises 10-year-old Malaysia Chevere, right, for being a “straight A student” as she serves steaks for US soldiers and their relatives on Ramstein Airbase in Ramstein, Germany. Mrs. Obama makes a series of stops within the Kaiserslautern Military Community on Veterans Day to thank US servicemen and women for their work.

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First Lady Michelle Obama serves steaks for US soldiers and their relatives on Ramstein Airbase in Ramstein, Germany. Mrs. Obama makes a series of stops within the Kaiserslautern Military Community on Veterans Day to thank US servicemen and women for their work.

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First Lady Michelle Obama surprised US soldiers and their relatives on Ramstein Airbase in Ramstein, Germany for a very special Veteran’s Day meal. Mrs. Obama makes a series of stops within the Kaiserslautern Military Community on Veterans Day to thank US servicemen and women for their work.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wave as they board Air Force One after their tour of India in New Delhi, India.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk accompanied by Ali Mustafa Yacub during their visit to the mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk the red carpet upon arrival at Halim Perdanakusumah airport in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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First Lady Michelle Obama at the President’s Palace in New Delhi, India.

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President Barack Obama greets his wife First Lady Michelle Obama during a town-hall style meeting with students at St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai, India.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama sprinkle flower petals after laying a wreath at Raj Ghat in New Delhi, India.

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President Barack and First Lady Michelle pose for a picture in Mumbai, India.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visit Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi, India.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama light candles as they celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights in Mumbai, India.

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President Barack Obama watches as First Lady Michelle Obama dances during a celebration of Diwali as they visit Holy Name High School in Mumbai, India.

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First Lady Michelle Obama plays an Indian percussion instrument as she entertains underprivileged children during her visit to the Mumbai University in Mumbai, India.

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First Lady Mitchelle Obama plays hopscotch with students at the Mumbai University campus in Mumbai, India.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama sign the book condolence at the 26/11 Memorial at the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel in Mumbai, India.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive at the Mumbai International Airport.

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First Lady Michelle Obama is introduced at a get-out-the-vote rally for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid at Canyon Springs High School November 1, 2010 in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Mariam Robinson hand out treats to local children and military families for Halloween on October 31, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC.

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Jill Biden and Michelle Obama appear on NBC’s ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ where they talk about being the first and second ladies of the United States.

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First Lady Michelle Obama showed her support for California Democrat Sen. Barbara Boxer, at a fundraiser in Los Angeles on October 26, 2010.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Maria Shriver speak during the Maria Shriver Women’s Conference at the Long Beach Convention Center on October 26, 2010 in Long Beach, California.

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First Lady Michelle Obama cheers Senator Patty Murray at a Senate campaign fundraiser in Bellevue, Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama harvests a pumpkin with local 5th graders from Bancroft Elementary as they participate in the White House Kitchen Garden Fall Harvest October 20, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama samples a baby turnip with a student which was harvested from the White House Kitchen Garden.

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Michelle Obama applauds award recipients at an event honoring the winners of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities Youth Program Awards October 20, 2010 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC.

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Actress Sarah Jessica Parker listens as US First Lady Michelle Obama addresses a Democractic National Committee fundraiser in New York City on October 18, 2010.

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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk across the tarmac after disembarking from Air Force One upon arrival at Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 17, 2010.

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US President Barack Obama embraces First Lady Michelle Obama prior to speaking during a rally for the Democratic National Committee at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, October 17, 2010.

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First Lady Michelle Obama addresses the crowd at the Standard Club in Chicago, Illinois.

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a Diplomatic Corps Reception with First Lady Michelle Obama on October 5, 2010 in Washington, D.C.

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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama makes their way into the East Room for a Medal of Honor presentation ceremony October 6, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC.

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Michelle Obama hugs Phil Miller, father of US Army Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington

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US President Barack Obama waves as he walks alongside First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia after disembarking from Marine One upon arrival on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, October 3, 2010.

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