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Michelle Obama: FLOTUS Goes to Baskin-Robbins, Target, Petco (Video)

News flash -- the first lady is like every other red-blooded American woman -- she runs out to Target, Starbucks, and Baskin-Robbins as often as possible.

In an interview on the Today Show, Michelle Obama admitted that she sneaks out to Target, Starbucks, Baskin-Robbins, and Petco. She also mentioned that on the outings, she's never discovered and that some of the clerks "look right through" her.

Wonder if Jackie Kennedy ever stepped out of the White House for a coffee.

Here's the interview:

Watch the first lady shopping at Target:

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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