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.

First lady Betty Ford
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White House

Betty Ford was frank about her successful battle against dependency on drugs and alcohol. She helped establish the Betty Ford Center for treatment of this problem at the Eisenhower Medical Center. She also spoke out about breast cancer awareness.

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