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America’s First Lady Michelle Obama tells Tower Hamlets schoolgirls ‘the world needs more girls like you’

The First Lady Michelle Obama embracing the achievements of Mulberry School for Girls in Tower Hamlets as part of her global 'Let Girls Learn' project. Image: @FLOTUS

The First Lady Michelle Obama embracing the achievements of Mulberry School for Girls in Tower Hamlets as part of her global ‘Let Girls Learn’ project. Image: @FLOTUS

America’s First Lady Michelle Obama chose a successful school in Tower Hamlets to launch her global initiative ‘Let Girls Learn’ in Britain.

She told Mulberry School for Girls:

I know what’s inside of girls like you and like me. I know…how much of a difference we can make for those around us.

The First Lady hugged some of the students and told them: ‘the world needs more girls like you.’

Michelle Obama’s campaign is fully supported by the British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Her visit confirmed a joint UK and USA partnership in the scheme and Mr Cameron recorded a special video message in support:

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