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Happy Birthday, Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama, who turns 50 today, January 17.
/ Source: MSNBC TV

First Lady Michelle Obama, who turns 50 today, January 17.

First lady Michelle Obama turned 50 on Jan. 17. The president’s wife is one of the most admired women in America, an advocate for children’s health and for military families–while also focusing on what she described as her most important job, mom-in-chief. Here’s a look at some moments from her life in the past 10 years, in public and private.