10-Year-Old Hands Michelle Obama Her Out-of-Work Dad's Résumé

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April 24 2014 6:13 PM

10-Year-Old Girl Whose Dad is Out of Work Approaches Michelle Obama With His Résumé

10-year-old Charlotte Bell was a guest at a White House Q&A with Michelle Obama today. When it was her turn to talk she said her father had been out of work for three years and brought the First Lady his résumé.

Gahhhhh, that is just heartbreaking.

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