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First Ladies Advocate Nutrition And Exercise In Silver Spring

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First Ladies Michelle Obama (left) and Margarita Zavala (right, in blue) of Mexico exercise with/take questions from students at New Hampshire Estates Elementary School in Silver Spring, MD.
Jessica Gould
First Ladies Michelle Obama (left) and Margarita Zavala (right, in blue) of Mexico exercise with/take questions from students at New Hampshire Estates Elementary School in Silver Spring, MD.

By Jessica Gould

First Lady Michelle Obama helped her husband run for office. And she's still running. Today she jogged around a Silver Spring elementary school as part of her fight to end childhood obesity.

Students at New Hampshire Estates Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland say they always have a good time in gym class. But today was extra special as the elementary school students spent the morning skipping, galloping and running with First Lady Michelle Obama.

"Margarita, you want to skip?" Obama asked the First Lady of Mexico, Margarita Zavala.

In February, Obama unveiled her "Let's Move" anti-obesity campaign. And today she joined Zavala to talk up healthy eating and exercise habits.

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