Michelle Obama in visit in Haiti

U.S. first lady, Michelle Obama, made an unannounced visit to Haiti. The visit of the U.S. First Lady was meant to underscore to the Haitian people and the Haitian government the enduring U.S. commitment to help Haiti recover and rebuild, especially as we enter the rainy and hurricane seasons.

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Shortly after arriving, Michelle Obama took a helicopter tour of Port-au-Prince, where buildings are in ruins and many earthquake survivors live in sprawling tent cities.

Michelle Obama, with President Rene Preval of Haiti, and his wife, Elisabeth Debrosse, at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince.

Accompanied by Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, Mrs. Obama entered a play area set aside to provide therapy to children now living in a giant squatter camp in Port au Prince.

"The devastation is definitely powerful." said Mrs. Obama after surveying the wreckage left by the Jan. 12 earthquake.

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