First Lady Michelle Obama

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President Barack Obama shakes hands during the Kids' "State Dinner,"  hosted by first lady Michelle Obama, Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Michelle Obama was born in Chicago, Illinois. She attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School. Mrs. Obama met husband Barack Obama at a Chicago law firm. The First Couple has two daughters, Sasha and Malia. (

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