Picture of the Day: Michelle Obama Does The Dougie

By Garance Franke-Ruta & Chris Good
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She's danced at balls, at dinners, and with schoolchildren in India. Yesterday, Michelle Obama, first lady of the United States, did the Dougie at Alice Deal Middle School in Washington, D.C., as part of her "Let's Move" campaign against childhood obesity.

She danced to the Beyonce number "Move Your Body," recorded specifically for "Let's Move," which calls for Dougie-ing near the beginning. Here's the official Beyonce video:

But what is this Dougie, you ask? Below, the original "Teach Me How to Dougie," from Cali Swag District:

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