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Michelle Obama on "Sesame Street" 40th Anniverary Show Today


WASHINGTON--President Obama and First Lady Michelle are en route to Fort Hood, Texas on Tuesday morning to attend a service for the victims of last weeks shooting spree. Last May, Mrs. Obama taped a segment to run today--the 40th anniversary of "Sesame Street"--where she talks with three kids, Elmo and Big Bird about planting a vegetable garden. Read my full story about Mrs. Obama--and other first ladies--on the show here.

Click below to see Mrs. Obama's segment


Regarding the PSA and the segment above: the message is great and very important, BUT... It's not "HEALTHY" food it's "HEALTHFUL" food!!! Otherwise you are speaking about the health OF the food, not the health benefits TO YOU by eating this food!!!!! This is educational TV! We're modeling for children...Why can't we use the correct language!!!!???

Happy 40th birthday to Sesame Street.

That was nice of Mrs. Obama to guest on Sesame street. Her presence made a smile on our faces. Thanks for reminding us to plant fruits and vegetables in our garden.

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