For nearly three decades, extraordinary Americans who exemplify the themes and ideals laid out in the State of the Union Address have been invited to join the First Lady in her viewing box. From teachers to small business owners and innovators, to health care reform beneficiaries and those serving in our armed forces – use the interactive feature below to learn more about the remarkable individuals who will join First Lady Michelle Obama tonight for the 2012 State of the Union Address.
Check out WhiteHouse.gov/sotu for an enhanced viewing experience of President Obama's State of the Union address and for opportunities to engage online with White House officials and even President Obama himself.
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Learn more about the 2012 State of the Union:
- Watch the enhanced version of the 2012 State of the Union Address
- Read President Obama’s Blueprint for an America Built to Last
- Take a deep dive into the data behind the President’s plan
- Video: Go behind the scenes as the President prepared his speech
- Find out how you can talk to Obama Administration officials about the President’s plan
- Photo Gallery: Scenes from the State of the Union