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What You Missed: The First Lady's Visit to China

First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to China from March 19-26 for an official visit focused on the power and importance of education. Mrs. Obama shared her visit with young people in the U.S. through a daily travel journal and answered your questions. Here's what you missed:

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  1. March 20 - Arrival in Beijing
  2. After a long journey, the First Lady, along with her mother and daughters, have arrived in Beijing. Follow along as the First Lady highlights the #PowerOfEducation.
    After a long journey, the First Lady, along with her mother and daughters, have arrived in Beijing. Follow along as the First Lady highlights the #PowerOfEducation.
  3. The First Lady and Madam Peng stopped by a robotics class at a high school in Beijing to highlight how students in China are collaborating with students around the world. #PowerOfEducation
    The First Lady and Madam Peng stopped by a robotics class at a high school in Beijing to highlight how students in China are collaborating with students around the world. #PowerOfEducation
  4. Meeting with President Xi First Lady Peng
  5. "I’m posting a daily travel blog with videos and photos of my experiences here in China, because I want young people in America to be part of this visit. And that’s really the power of technology — how it can open up the entire world and expose us to ideas and innovations we never could have imagined." —First Lady Michelle Obama
  6. The First Lady on the Importance of Studying Abroad
  7. "Studying abroad is about so much more than improving your own future. It’s also about shaping the future of your countries and of the world we all share. Because when it comes to the defining challenges of our time — whether it’s climate change or economic opportunity or the spread of nuclear weapons — these are shared challenges. And no one country can confront them alone.  The only way forward is together." —First Lady Michelle Obama
  8. Visiting the Summer Palace in Beijing
  9. The First Lady answers your questions:
  10. First Lady Michelle Obama Answers Your Questions From China: Exercise in China?
  11. First Lady Michelle Obama Answers Your Questions From China: Will you meet the Chinese First Lady?
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