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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, left, and Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for photos at Forbidden City in Beijing, China.

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Artist Trey Speegle, left, photographs first lady Michelle Obama as she prepares to autograph his color-by-numbers mural featuring the slogan for WAT-AAH!, a line of bottled water targeted to kids and teens, at the New Museum, in New York.

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First lady Michelle Obama, left, and President Barack Obama welcome French President Francois Hollande for a State Dinner at the North Portico of the White House, in Washington.

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Army Ranger Sgt.1st Class Cory Remsburg with first lady Michelle Obama during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Selfie goal? The moment should’ve been solemn—the funeral of Nelson Mandela—but the photo-op US Prez Barack Obama, Danish PM Helle Thorning Schmidt and British PM David Cameron created amid all this raised a few eyebrows. “All around me, South Africans were dancing, singing and laughing to honour Mandela...I didn’t see anything shocking in my viewfinder.” R. Schmidt, who shot the selfie shot

AFP (From Outlook 13 January 2014)

President Barack Obama, Malia Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Sasha Obama greet children dressed like elves at the National Building Museum in Washington. The first family is attending the taping of the annual 2013 Christmas in Washington, celebrating its 32nd year anniversary.

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Danish prime minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, left speaking with the first lady, Michelle Obama.

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President Barack Obama jokes with Danish prime minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, left, as first lady Michelle Obama looks on at right during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa.

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President Barack Obama with Danish prime minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, left, as first lady Michelle Obama looks on at right during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa.

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President Barack Obama jokes with Danish prime minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, left, as first lady Michelle Obama looks on at right during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa.

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At the Nelson Mandela memorial in Soweto, South Africa. As Jonathon Bink @dwarf_priest said on Twitter: Michelle Obama just pulled the old Castling chess move on the Danish PM.

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Before and After. At the Nelson Mandela memorial. Photo courtesy: Twitter. And lots of jokes about the need perhaps for a new truth and reconciliation committee when the Obamas return to the White House.

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A grinning US President Barack Obama with Danish PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt and British PM David Cameron pose for a selfie at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. Michelle Obama, however, does not look too thrilled.

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President Barack Obama, left, and first lady Michelle Obama, right, arrive at Waterkloof Air Base for a memorial service in honor of former South African leader Nelson Mandela

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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, their daughters and Michelle Obama's mother Marian Robinson, second from right, call out as they light the National Christmas Tree during the 2013 National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington,

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First lady Michelle Obama reacts as Ashtyn Gardner, 2, from Mobile, Alabama, loses her balance when she was greeting Sunny, one of the presidential dogs, as children of military families participate in a holiday arts and crafts event in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington.

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First lady Michelle Obama pretends to dance to music as she arrives to speak in the East Room of the White House in Washington at a workshop for high school students from Washington, New York and Boston about careers in film.

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First Lady Michelle Obama joins students for a Bollywood Dance Clinic in the State Dining Room of the White House.

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First Lady Michelle Obama joins students for a Bollywood Dance Clinic in the State Dining Room of the White House.

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First lady Michelle Obama shows her Indian dancing form as she speaks during the White House Diwali celebration at the White House in Washington.

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First lady Michelle Obama shows her Indian dancing form as she speaks during the White House Diwali celebration In the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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First lady Michelle Obama watches as priest Janaki Ram Marthi, right, of the Sri Siva Vishnu temple of Lanham, Md., lights the candle, during the White House Diwali celebration in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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First lady Michelle Obama, center, flexes her arms for PBS Sesame Street's characters during an event to help promote fresh fruit and vegetable consumption in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington.

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President Barack Obama with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha, walk from the White House in Washington to attend a church service.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama hosts Gursharan Kaur, wife of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for tea in the Yellow Oval Room of the White House, Washington.

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Indian idol The Obamas at Rajghat in 2010

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President Barack Obama and Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete walk in front of first lady Michelle Obama and Tanzanian first lady Salma Kikwete greeting the cheering crowd as they arrive at the State House in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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First lady Michelle Obama is surrounded by schoolchildren from Willow Springs Elementary School in Fairfax after they performed part of a play at the Decatur House, a National Trust for Historic Preservation Site and home to the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History, in Washington. The events were part of an announcement of a major philanthropic effort to preserve the Decatur House.1.

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First lady Michelle Obama and late-night television host and comedian Conan O'Brien gesture to his tie at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel.

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, the Easter Bunny and Robby Novak, better known as Kid President, speaks to the crowd on the South Lawn from the Truman Balcony of the White House in Washington during the annual Easter Egg Roll.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk from the White House with their daughters Sasha Obama, second from left, and Malia Obama, right, on their way through Lafayette Park to St. John's Episcopal Church for Easter service.

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Barack and Michelle Obama at the inauguration ball

AFP (From Outlook 04 February 2013)

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave as they walk down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, during the inaugural parade route, after his ceremonial swearing-in on Capitol Hill during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. ()

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President Barack Obama is sworn by Chief Justice John Roberts at the ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington.

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The presidential limousine with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama inside, heads down Pennsylvania Avenue in the Inaugural Parade after the ceremonial swearing-in for the 57th Presidential Inauguration on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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President Barack Obama kisses first lady Michelle Obama as their daughters Sasha, left, and Malia, second from left, look on during the Inaugural parade.

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President Barack Obama, second from left, accompanied by, from left, first lady Michelle Obama, Army Maj. Gen. Michael J. Linnington, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden watch during the Presidential review of the troops on the east side of the Capitol in Washington, following the president's swearing-in ceremony at the 57th Presidential Inauguration.

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President Barack Obama receives the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts as first lady Michelle Obama watches during the ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington.

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President Barack Obama blows a kiss as he and first lady Michelle Obama walk on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House in the Inauguration Parade during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington.

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President Barack Obama bows as he and first lady Michelle Obama, wearing a ruby colored chiffon and velvet Jason Wu gown, gets ready to dance as singer Jennifer Hudson, right, sings Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at the Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance at the Commander-in-Chief's Inaugural Ball in Washington, at the Washington Convention Center during the 57th Presidential Inauguration.

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President Barack Obama kisses first lady Michelle Obama during their dance at the Commander-in-Chief Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center during the 57th Presidential Inauguration, in Washington.

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President Barack Obama kisses first lady Michelle Obama as they speak to supporters and donors at an inaugural reception for the 57th Presidential Inauguration at The National Building Museum in Washington.

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President Barack Obama is officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts in the Blue Room of the White House during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington. Next to Obama are first lady Michelle Obama, holding the Robinson Family Bible, and daughters Malia and Sasha.

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President Barack Obama hugs his wife Michelle, after she introduces him at a campaign event at the Village of East Davenport in Davenport, Iowa, on August 15, 2012. In November, this image was attached to a short message sent by Barack Obama's Twitter account, after his re-election became certain, saying simply "Four more years." The image quickly became the most re-tweeted photo in Twitter's history.

AFP (From Outlook 19 November 2012)

Jill Biden watches as Vice President Joe Biden is hugged by first lady Michelle Obama at President Barack Obama's election night party, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama with first last Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden celebrate on stage at the election night party at McCormick Place, in Chicago. Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

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President Barack Obama watches as first lady Michelle Obama gives a thumbs up at his election night party, in Chicago. President Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

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First lady Michelle Obama gestures during a campaign rally for her husband, President Barack Obama, Friday, Nov. 2, 2102, at Virginia State University in Petersburg.

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President Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama kiss after the third presidential debate at Lynn University, in Boca Raton, Florida.

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, place Challenge Coins on graves in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington to mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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President Barack Obama, left, is joined on stage by first lady Michelle Obama, left, their children Sasha and Malia, right, on the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

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First lady Michelle Obama waves after addressing the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Snatch And Jerk Here Michelle was thinking she’d be doing all the sweeping-of-feet at this meet ’n greet prior to the Games. More accustomed to delivering the pick-me-ups, the First Lady didn’t figure on an impromptu clean lift from grappler Elena Firozhkova. Sportingly, as always, she refused to be put on the mat.

Fotocorp (From Outlook 13 August 2012)

First lady Michelle Obama poses for a photo with members of the women's basketball team after speaking at a breakfast with Team USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London.

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This photo combination shows a sequence of President Barack Obama kissing first lady Michelle Obama while being shown on the large in-house video screen for the "Kiss Cam," as they watch the second half of an Olympic men's exhibition basketball game between Team USA and Brazil, in Washington. Team USA won 80-69.

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First Lady Michelle Obama receives an honorary degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University chancellor Harold Martin during commencement in Greensboro, N.C.

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First lady Michelle Obama reacts as she helps children assemble their Mother's Day gifts, as she and Jill Biden, hosted a Joining Forces event in honor of military mothers, at the White House in Washington.

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Taylor Swift, left, accepts the big help award onstage at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles. Looking on in center is first lady Michelle Obama.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama stand with British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha on the South Portico balcony of the White House in Washington during an official arrival ceremony on the South Lawn.

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First lady Michelle Obama does the bunny hop dance with pre-schoolers at the Penacook Community Center, in Concord, as part of her Let's Move initiative.

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Recipients of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors, from left, actress Meryl Streep, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma, wave to the crowd with first lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama, from the upper balcony during the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center, in Washington.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama stop to buy pumpkins at Wood's Orchard in Hampton. Obama is on a three-day bus tour promoting the American Jobs Act.

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President Barack Obama, center, his daughter Malia Obama, left, and Harry Johnson, President and CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation, to his right, look up at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, as King family members and the first family look, on the National Mall in Washington. From right are Marion Robinson, first lady Michelle Obama and Sasha Obama.

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First lady Michelle Obama, wearing a hat and sunglasses, stands in line at a Target department store in Alexandria, after doing some shopping.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama kiss on stage at a DNC fundraiser at Gotham Hall in New York.

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President Barack Obama embraces the family member of a victim of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks as first lady Michelle Obama, right, stands by at the Sept. 11 Memorial during the 10th anniversary ceremony at the site of the World Trade Center in New York.

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Former first lady Laura Bush, former President George W. Bush, first lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama observe a moment of silence as friends and relatives of the victims of 9/11 gather for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site, in New York.

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First lady Michelle Obama, left, 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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President Barack Obama walks with his family, first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha, left, to St. John's Church, in Washington.

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From left, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, first lady Michelle Obama, former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former President George W. Bush, and former first lady Nancy Reagan, attend the funeral of former first lady Betty Ford at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, in Palm Desert, California.

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama with daughters Sasha and Malia are welcomed by traditional dancers as they arrive in Gaborone, Botswana.

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US First lady Michelle Obama does push ups with Archbishop Desmond Tutu as they participated in youth activities raising awareness for HIV prevention at Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama centre, accompanied by her daughters, Malia, left and Sasha, meet former South African President Nelson Mandela, at this home, in Houghton, South Africa. First lady Michelle Obama and her family met with Nelson Mandela during a private visit at the former South African president's home. Mrs. Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha, and her mother, Marian Robinson, were viewing some of Mandela's personal papers at his foundation when according to White House officials, he sent word that he wanted to meet them. It was Mrs. Obama's first meeting with the prisoner-turned-president.

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First lady Michelle Obama dances with children as she visits the Emthonjeni Community Center in Zandspruit Township, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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First lady Michelle Obama speaks at CentroNia, a bilingual child care facility, as she announces Let's Move! Child Care, an effort to raise healthy eating and living for young children, in Washington.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer at the North Portico of the White House as they arrive for the State Dinner in Washington.

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President Barack Obama speaks at the Pritzker Architecture Prize event as first lady Michelle Obama stands left at Andrew Mellon Auditorium, in Washington.

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First lady Michelle Obama gives a thumbs up before being welcomed by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip for a reciprocal dinner at Winfield House in London.

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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and first lady Michelle Obama, right, meet with Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, second right, at Buckingham Palace in London.

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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and first lady Michelle Obama, right, meet with Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, second right, at Buckingham Palace in London.

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From left, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, U.S. President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Prince Philip in Buckingham Palace, London, ahead of a state banquet. President Barack Obama immersed himself in the grandeur of Britain's royal family, as Queen Elizabeth II welcomed him to Buckingham Palace for the first day of a state visit.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II shows U.S. President Barack Obama, exhibits, as Prince Philip and Michelle Obama look on during a visit at exhibition of American items from The Royal Collection in the Picture Gallery of Buckingham Palace in central London. Obama is on a state visit to Britain just before attending a G-8 summit in France.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama drink Guinness beer as they meet with local residents at Ollie Hayes pub in Moneygall, Ireland, the ancestral homeland of his great-great-great grandfather.

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U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he and first lady Michelle Obama disembark from Air Force One as they arrive at Dublin Airport to begin a 24-hour visit to the Republic of Ireland, in Dublin. Ireland has always offered warm welcomes to U.S. presidents since John F. Kennedy became the first to visit in 1963. More than 40 million Americans have Irish ancestors. The two countries today enjoy exceptional ties of culture and commerce, a crucial relationship for Ireland because of its current battle to avoid national bankruptcy.

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First lady Michelle Obama hands a ball to Olympian skater Michelle Kwan during an event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, to promote physical fitness among military families.

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First lady Michelle Obama, attend the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, wave as they arrive for the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington.

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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, and Astronaut Janet Kavandi walk under the landing gear from beneath the nose of Space Shuttle Atlantis as they visit Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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First lady Michelle Obama (right) and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, wave to the crowd while standing with Sesame Street characters during a USO and Sesame Street event honoring National Guard members and their families on April 14, in Ohio, USA.

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Michelle Obama, hugs singer Jessica Simpson after she sang while meeting with military family members at Coors Field in Denver.

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First lady of El Salvador Vanda Pignato, left, and first lady Michelle Obama, right, embrace during the inauguration of the Ciudad Mujer women's center in San Salvador, El Salvador. President Barack Obama, along with wife, and their two daughters, arrived in the capital of San Salvador following stops in Brazil and Chile.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend their official state dinner offered by Chile's President Sebastian Pinera at the government palace La Moneda in Santiago, Chile. Obama is in Chile as part of a three-country, five-day tour of Latin America.

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President Barack Obama with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha tour the Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro.

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First lady Michelle Obama gets a hug from second grader Demarion Jackson, while visiting students at the Burgess-Peterson Academy during a visit marking the first anniversary of her "Let's Move" campaign, in Atlanta. Obama praised the school for its efforts in promoting healthy living amongst students.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet Chinese President Hu Jintao at the Grand Staircase as they arrive for a state dinner at the White House in Washington.

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First lady Michelle Obama, center, embraces daughter Sasha, as she is surprised by everyone singing "Happy Birthday" to her as she and President Barack Obama arrived at the Stuart Hobson Middle School in Washington to observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday by participating in a community service project. Daughter Malia, 12, is at right. The first lady turns 47.

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US First lady Michelle Obama hugs astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., during a memorial service for the victims of Jan 8 shootings at McKale Center on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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