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Previewing the First Lady's Visit to Mexico

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The First Lady's visit to Mexico marks her first solo international official visit. Watch a video of the First Lady preview her trip.

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The First Lady's visit to Mexico this week marks her first solo international official visit. Mrs. Obama is visiting Mexico to reaffirm America's strong relationship with Mexico and the historic and close ties between its people. In addition to spending time with President Calderon and Mrs. Zavala at Los Pinos, the First Lady will visit a primary and secondary school, deliver remarks at a Mexico City university and meet with a group of young Mexican leaders. Mrs. Obama's international platform will support the President's global engagement efforts with an emphasis on engaging young people around the world.

Trooper Sanders is Deputy Director of Policy to the First Lady