Obama extended the invitation during her April trip to Chicago.
First Lady Michelle Obama is a woman of her word. In April she met with a group of students from Chicago's William R. Harper High School, who shared with her their experience with youth and gun violence. During the meeting, the first lady invited them to visit the White House, which they did on June 5. It just might be the best day of their young lives so far, as evidenced by their beaming smiles.
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