The First Lady's Trip to Africa

Photos: The First Lady's First Day in South Africa

This week, the First Lady is on an official visit to Africa focused on youth leadership, education, health and wellness. Have a look at photos from the first day of the trip:

First Lady, Sasha, Malia, read "Cat in the Hat" in township

First Lady Michelle Obama, along with daughters Sasha and Malia, reads “The Cat In The Hat” to children at the Zandspruit Township Daycare Center during an event at the Emthonjeni Community Center in Johannesburg, South Africa, June 21, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)

South African Women Listen to FLOTUS Address

Members of the Young Women Leader’s Forum listen as First Lady Michelle Obama address them at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, South Africa, June 21, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)

First Lady Michelle Obama Tours the Apartheid Museum

First Lady Michelle Obama views the “Sticks Exhibit” at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, South Africa, June 21, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)

First Lady, Sasha, and Malia Tour Apartheid Museum, South Africa

First Lady Michelle Obama, along with daughters Sasha and Malia, tour the exhibits at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, South Africa, June 21, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)

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