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Michelle Obama tours inner city London school

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 01:28

Schoolgirls wildly cheer U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama who's in London to promote a global education drive for girls. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Michelle Obama kicked off a two-day visit to London on Tuesday (June 16) with a tour of an inner city school as part of the U.S. First Lady's drive to support education for girls around the world. Obama arrived in London on Monday evening with her daughters Malia and Sasha and her mother Marian Robinson. The First Lady was greeted with loud cheers at the Mulberry School for Girls in east London, where she will discuss her Let Girls Learn initiative which aims to reduce the number of girls who do not go to school in an effort to improve their financial stability, health and independence. The girls sang "Something Inside So Strong" to a smiling Obama and performed a modern dance to a poetry recital. Writing in the Financial Times newspaper, Michelle Obama described the 62 million girls who do not attend school as suffering a heartbreaking injustice that deprives them of a chance to develop their potential.

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Michelle Obama tours inner city London school

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 01:28