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Melania Trump: What to know about the first lady

First lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump’s third wife, was put in the spotlight more than she may have liked since the start of the 2016 campaign.

She has been described as quiet and reserved, but her marriage to Trump has forced her to make public statements and be scrutinized by the media. Recent reports have questioned whether Melania really wants to be first lady, but her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham denies those accusations.

“Mrs. Trump has always been supportive of all her husband’s endeavors,” Grisham told Vanity Fair. In a statement to the Huffington Post, Grisham said the first lady is “an independent woman who believes in our country, and continues her plans to serve as first lady with integrity and dedication.”

Here are six things to know about the first lady, who turned 47 on April 26, 2017.

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