“Harper H.S. students meet Michelle Obama” by Katherine Skiba
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Students from Chicago’s Harper High School visiting the White House on Wednesday not only met with the first lady as had been announced in advance but visited the president in the Oval Office. That news came late Wednesday from the first lady’s chief of staff, fellow Chicagoan Tina Tchen, who said: “Students also had the opportunity to talk with the president in the Oval Office, where he showed them the original Emancipation Proclamation that hangs there.”