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“For the President, this was one of the most poignant moments of the his first term. He was visiting wounded warriors in the intensive care unit at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. He had just presented a Purple Heart to Sgt. Chase Haag, who had been injured by an IED just hours before. Sgt. Haag was covered with a blanket and it was difficult to see how badly he was injured. He was also seemingly unconscious, or perhaps just asleep. The President whispered in his ear so not to wake him. Just then, there was a rustling under the blanket and Sgt. Haag, eyes still closed, reached his hand out to shake hands with the President. ‘I’ll never forget that moment,’ someone else in the room later told me.”
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


First Lady Michelle Obama and students from around the country participate in the White House Kitchen Garden spring planting on the South Lawn of the White House, April 4, 2013. Mrs. Obama was joined by students from Benjamin David Gullett Elementary School in Bradenton, Fla., Arthur D. Healey School in Somerville, Mass., Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Technology Academy in Knox County, Tenn., the Milton Elementary School in Milton, Vt., and Harriet Tubman and Bancroft Elementary Schools in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)


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