First ladies and their causes

Published On: Apr 13 2012 12:26:20 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 13 2012 07:46:51 AM EDT

First lady Michelle Obama worked out with trainers from "The Biggest Loser" at the White House as part of her national Let's Move! initiative. Take a look at other Presidential first ladies and the causes they have supported.

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Former librarian Laura Bush launched "Ready to Read, Ready to Learn" in an effort to prime young children for the world of literature. Laura followed in the footsteps of mother-in-law Barbara Bush, who helped pass the National Literacy Act in 1991.

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