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A Day in the Life: Denver

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The President's hitting the road this week to meet with working Americans who have written him letters -- from Denver to Austin.

President Obama is on the road again this week, talking about the economy and meeting with working Americans who have written the White House -- from Denver to Austin.

You can follow along right here. (And, if you want to write the President yourself, you can do that here.)

The President sat down for dinner with five Coloradans who wrote him.

The President sat down for dinner with five Americans who wrote him and shared their stories.

Alex, who works at a furniture upholstery store in Denver, wrote to thank him for calling on businesses to raise the minimum wage.

Elizabeth, a rising junior at the University of Northern Colorado majoring in mathematics, wrote about how she's struggling to pay for school.

Carolyn and David, a couple from Denver with six children, wrote to let the President know how they were able to expand their chain of sandwich shops thanks to an SBA loan.

And Leslie, who's worked as a teacher for 26 years, wrote about the importance of early childhood education.

"I'm so glad you're here."

--President Obama to his dinner guests, 7/8/2014

President Barack Obama has a pizza dinner with local residents who had written him letters, in Denver, Colorado, July 8, 2014.

President Barack Obama has a pizza dinner with local residents who had written him letters, in Denver, Colorado, July 8, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

After dinner, he strolled through the streets of Denver.

Then, the President continued on to a local brewery to shoot some pool.


The next day, the President spoke at a Denver Park.

The President delivered remarks on the economy from Denver's Cheesman Park.

Next, it was on to Dallas.

Check back on Thursday to keep following along as the President continues traveling through Texas to meet with working Americans and highlight the actions he's taken to benefit them.