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First Lady Joins Pinterest

MO PinterestIt remains the fastest growing site on the Internet and now the First Lady has joined the ranks of Pinterest enthusiasts. Michelle Obama recently launched a Pinterest page which currently features some candid pictures of the First Family from their years in the White House.

The page does say that the First Lady’s page is maintained by staff, however she will provide personal pins. Followers will be able to identify her pins because they will be signed “MO”. President Barack Obama also signs social media posts he personally writes using “BO”.

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