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Should you start 2013 with a bang?

Not long after Kate Middleton, now Duchess of Cambridge, was caught rocking side bangs (just prior to announcing her pregnancy), Michelle Obama debuted a fringy ’do of her own, just in time for her 49th birthday — and all the Inaugural festivities.

Obama showed off her shoulder-grazing bob last week, just as she debuted a new Twitter handle, @FLOTUS (First Lady of the United States), which immediately appeared to be flooded with commentary on her chic, lopped-off locks.

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