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Michelle Obama in Mexico: Her entourage

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MEXICO CITY--First Lady Michelle Obama, making her diplomatic debut on this solo Haiti-Mexico City swing, brought East Wing staff along, plus folks from the West Wing who work in "advance," helping set up the visit and run it while in progress. Here's the roll call.

Chief of Staff Susan Sher
Deputy Chief of Staff Melissa Winter
Communications director Camille Johnston
Press Secretary Semonti Stephens
Press Secretary Katie McCormick-Lelyveld
National Security Council advisor Dan Restrepo
Personal assistant Kristen Jarvis
Director of Scheduling Franny Starkey
Trip Director Alan Fitts
Hair stylist
Make up artist

White House advance staffers detailed to this trip
White House new media team
White House stenographer
White House communications equipment staffers
Secret Service personnel, uniform and plain clothes
U.S. Embassy in Mexico staffers

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