Living While Obama: Honoring Military Mothers

Michelle Obama meets military moms and their children.

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The first lady greets guests during a reception for military children and their families in honor of Mother's Day in the East Room of the White House on May 10.

Children created flower arrangements, Mother's Day cards and cookies in the State Dining Room before presenting them to their families.

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