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Michelle Obama will be travelling to London to attend the Olympic Games
Independent (UK): Michelle Obama will be travelling to London to attend the Olympic Games’ opening ceremony, the White House announced.The US First Lady is following in the steps of her predecessors Hillary Clinton and Laura Bush….Mrs Obama will also attend a reception for Heads of State hosted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace and meet Prime Minister David Cameron’s wife Samantha during the three-day visit. She will also cheer on Team USA athletes as they compete at the Games.Mrs Obama will lead the presidential delegation to the opening ceremony accompanied by Olympic and Paralympic greats and will host an event for about 1,000 US military children plus US and British students…. David Beckham and Manchester United stars are also set to appear at the Let’s Move! London event on July 27.More hereICEPN:Thursday, July 26th:First Lady Michelle Obama will arrive in the UK in the evening.Friday, July 27th:9:00 am UK (4:0 am ET): FLOTUS and the Presidential Delegation will greet members of the 2012 Team USA at an informal breakfast in honor of the Olympians. Mrs Obama will deliver brief remarks at the event.11:30 am UK (6:30 am ET): FLOTUS hosts a Let’s Move! event for about 1,000 American military children and American and British students … Let’s Move! London will include sports stations, performances and chances for the kids to meet Olympic and Paralympic legends including the members of the U.S. delegation along with David Beckham, Bart Conner, Nadia Comaneci, Teresa Edwards, Emily Hughes, Sarah Hughes, Shawn Johnson, Carl Lewis, Dikembe Mutombo, Dara Torres, members of the 2012 US Track and Field Team and Manchester United legends, among others.In the evening, the First Lady will attend a reception for Heads of State hosted by Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Following the reception, the First Lady will attend the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in her role as head of the Presidential Delegation.Saturday, July 28th:In the morning, the First Lady will meet with Mrs Samantha Cameron. This meeting will be closed press.In the afternoon and evening, the First Lady will cheer on Team USA at Olympic sporting events to be announced.Sunday, July 29th:In the morning, the First Lady will deliver brief remarks at a brunch at the Ambassador’s residence for the U.S. Olympic Committee, U.S. Olympic alumni athletes and Team USA supporters. Afterwards, she will greet and thank members of the U.S. Embassy and their families. These two events will be closed press.1:45 pm UK (8:45 am ET): Prior to departing the United Kingdom, Mrs. Obama will greet American military families stationed at Mildenhall Air Force Base.More details here
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