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Southfield Mayor Honored at White House

July 11, 2013

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"Not one child complained. They ate the fruits and vegetables. They drank the water. And then we went back to exercising."


--Brenda Lawrence, Mayor of Southfield


First Lady Michelle Obama honored the city of Southfield’s efforts to fight childhood obesity this week. She invited Mayor Brenda Lawrence to the White House to thank her for taking part in the “Let’s Move” program for kids. WDET’s Pat Batcheller spoke with the mayor after she returned from Washington. Click on the audio link above to hear Pat’s report.


Photo Courtesy of the Associated Press