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Michelle Obama visits Haiti

  • A U.S. Navy helicopter carrying first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, lands at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama and Jill Biden made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital Tuesday, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. RAMON ESPINOSA / STF

  • First lady Michelle Obama, fourth from right, and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, second from right, stand with Haiti's President Rene Preval, waving, and Haiti's first lady Elisabeth Delatour Preval, left, at the damaged presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama and Jill Biden made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital Tuesday, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. RAMON ESPINOSA / STF

  • First lady Michelle Obama, right, talks to Haiti's President Rene Preval at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / AP

  • First Lady Michelle Obama, right, stands with Haiti's President Rene Preval, center, and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, left, at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital Tuesday, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / STF

  • First Lady Michelle Obama, second from right, walks with Haiti's President Rene Preval, center, Haiti's First Lady Elisabeth Delatour Preval, right, and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, second from left, at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital Tuesday, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / AP

  • First lady Michelle Obama, front second from right, Haiti's President Rene Preval, front second from left, and his wife, Elisabeth Delatour Preval, front right, speak at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / AP

  • First Lady Michelle Obama visits a center for displaced children in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / AP

  • First lady Michelle Obama, center, Haiti's first lady Elisabeth Delatour Preval, left, and Vice President Joe Biden's wife, Jill Biden look on during a visit at a center for displaced children in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama is on a one-day visit to Haiti. BRENNAN LINSLEY / STF

  • Vice President Joe Biden's wife, Jill Biden, right, looks on next to first lady Michelle Obama, center, and Haiti's first lady Elisabeth Debrosse Preval during a visit at a center for displaced children in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Biden and Obama are on a one-day visit to Haiti. BRENNAN LINSLEY / STF

  • First Lady Michelle Obama greets children at a school in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / AP

  • First lady Michelle Obama, left, and Haiti's first lady Elisabeth Delatour Preval greet children at a center for displaced children in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / AP

  • First Lady Michelle Obama, right, and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, greet children at a center for displaced children in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / AP

  • First lady Michelle Obama, center, Haiti's first lady Elisabeth Delatour Preval, right, and Vice President Joseph Biden's wife, Jill Biden, greet children in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / STF

  • First lady Michelle Obama, top, gestures as she meets children in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / AP

  • First lady Michelle Obama, center, Haiti's first lady Elisabeth Delatour Preval, right, and Vice President Joseph Biden's wife, Jill Biden, paint with children in a school in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured the country and affirmed international support for reconstruction. BRENNAN LINSLEY / STF