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Pres. Shaffer meets First Lady Michelle Obama
President Brandon Shaffer (D-Longmont) greets U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama on the tarmac at Buckley Air Force Base on November 16, 2009.
Michelle Obama was here to bring her White House leadership and mentoring initiative to Denver on Monday. Local and national women leaders and metro-area students met at the Governor's Residence for a midday discussion along with Colorado First Lady Jeanne Ritter. Afterwards, each of the women leaders visited local schools to share their stories, discuss their careers and answer student questions. Mrs. Ritter visited Regis Jesuit High School and with actress Alfre Woodard.