The @FLOTUS account gathered more than 5,000 followers in less than 30 minutes. As with the @WhiteHouse account, the @VP account, and President Obama's campaign account, tweets from the first lady herself will be signed "-mo."
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Michelle Obama hosts the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards
First Lady Michelle Obama signs copies of her book "American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Garden Across America" at a local bookstore in Washington D.C. on June 12, 2012. UPI/Molly RileyFirst Lady Michelle Obama greets members of the Mariachi Masters Apprentice group program during the 2012 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards in the East Room at the White House in Washington, November 19, 2012. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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