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Michelle Obama joins Pinterest

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Michelle and Barack Obama at their wedding in 1992 (Pinterest)

Michelle Obama is finally on Pinterest.

The first lady's account was launched on Wednesday by President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign staff, joining her husband's on the fledgling social network. He joined Pinterest in March.

As is the case with her Facebook and Twitter accounts, pins from Michelle Obama are signed "-mo."

The first lady's Pinterest board has 15 pins—mostly family photos featuring the president, daughters Sasha and Malia, her own father and mother, and images from the first lady's gardening and fitness initiatives.

There are several vintage photos of Barack and Michelle, including a black-and-white photo from their wedding in 1992. There's also a link to a virtual Father's Day card the first lady is asking Obama supporters to sign.

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So far, Michelle Obama's Pinterest—with 1,388 followers—has sparked fewer politically charged comments than those dotting the president's Pinterest board.

"Still waiting for the jobs here," Lennie Jarratt, an Illinois user, wrote in response to a pin of a chart on Barack Obama's page touting the administration's record on job creation.

The Obamas aren't the only political figures in the 2012 presidential race on Pinterest. Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, signed up in February.

Mitt Romney, though, has yet to join.

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