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Michelle Obama and Laura Bush don’t mind you scrutinizing their hair

Laura Bush and Michelle Obama in Tanzania. (Gary Cameron / Reuters)
Laura Bush and Michelle Obama in Tanzania. (Gary Cameron / Reuters)

“We take our bangs and we stand in front of important things that the world needs to see. And eventually people stop looking at the bangs and they start looking at what we’re standing in front of. . . ”

Michelle Obama . . .

 “. . . We hope.”

Laura Bush, who joined the current first lady at a summit of African leaders’ wives in Dar es Salaam Tuesday, where, among other things, they discussed the pros and cons of all the attention paid to their hair, shoes, clothes, etc.

Read more at Post Politics: Michelle Obama jokes: White House ‘a really nice prison’

Earlier: Michelle Obama’s bangs: Still hanging in there, for now, anyway, 5/18/13

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