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As first lady Michelle Obama prepares to speak at the DNC, look back at the role of wives in political conventions.
Michelle Obama, scheduled to speak at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, is one of a long line of political wives who have taken to the convention stage to encourage support for their husbands.
Have you ever wondered where the tradition of putting up a tree for Christmas came from? Or why we light a menorah for Hanukkah? Find out about the interesting origins of many holiday traditions right here.