Michelle Obama's Spanish Vacation

Michelle Obama, Spain, Vacation, First Lady
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Making Preparations
Rumors had swirled that First Lady Michelle Obama was planning a summer vacation to Spain. And the hotel that had come in for particular scrutiny was the five-star Villa Padierna in Marbella, southern Spain.

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