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Michelle Obama Holds Lincoln Bible for Swearing-In Ceremony

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Michelle Obama, following a tradition begun by Lady Bird Johnson, held the Bible at her husband's swearing-in. This photo taken minutes before that moment.
Michelle Obama Holds Bible for Oath of Office

Michelle Obama Holds Bible for Oath of Office

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The Lincoln Bible, used for the swearing-in, had not been used for such an occasion since Abraham Lincoln had used it for his swearing-in.
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