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Breaking: Michelle Obama Has Bangs. And They Are Banging.

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Image via FLOTUS Twitter
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Yes, folks, today, Michelle Obama's birthday, the First Lady of the United States debuted a new, radical style that will forever go down in hair-story: MObama has bangs. And these aren't half-ass Kate Middelton bang-ettes either. These are full-on-across-the-forehead-yet-slightly-frayed-and-fully-face-framing bangs. God bless America, and God bless Michelle Obama's hair.
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