Michelle Obama arrived to London to support Team USA in the upcoming Olympic Games. First Lady is leading the US Presidential Delegation to the Olympic Games and after giving an inspiring speech, she had breakfast with the team and headed to an event in support of her Let’s Move campaign.
“I’m so excited. I am thrilled to be here on London for the 2012 Olympic games. I am proud to be leading the U.S. delegation to the opening ceremony. I can’t believe I am here, I am beyond proud. I can’t begin to tell you how amazing it is for me to be leading the delegation.
Some of my fantastic memories growing up, and even as an adult, involved watching the Olympics on TV. I was just in awe of these athletes and my family, we would sit together for hours watching these men and women perform feats of endurance, speed and grace that would have us cheering at the top of our lungs. My father contracted MS in the prime of his life, but he retained the love of sports, and the Olympics was a special time for him. You just never know who you are going to inspire, you just never know.
You are certainly inspiring me every day. I still have those same feelings of pride, excitement and wonder, so being here is other-worldly for me. I am still so inspired by all of you. This summer, people across America are going to be supporting Team USA and not just by cheering you on from our living rooms, but by striving to live up to the example that you have set.”
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[Source: DailyMail; Photo Credit: AP/AFP]