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Prince George wears his pyjamas to meet President Obama at Kensington Palace

The young prince was allowed to stay up past his bedtime to meet the President and the First Lady of the United States as they joined the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry for a private dinner.

Dressed in a white dressing gown, navy slippers and blue gingham pyjamas, the two-year-old shook the President’s hand as his parents watched on with delight. ..more: standard.co.uk/

 

Massachusettsian Little girl gets birthday wish two years after writing letter to President Obama on why women aren’t on any bills

An 11-year-old girl from Massachusetts got a special call on Wednesday, two years after sheImage result for girl 9 years old had penned a curious letter to President Barack Obama asking why women weren’t the face of any “dollars/coins.”…

“Just called Sofia to let her know her wish came true. Harriet Tubman will be on the face of the $20 bill!” she continued. The mother of the Cambridge, Mass., girl told WHDH-TV that the special call was the “greatest birthday present ever.” It was announced hours earlier that the famous African-American abolitionist would kick Andrew Jackson off the bill….more”:  nydailynews

The Obama Doctrine: The U.S. president talks through his hardest decisions about America’s role in the world

“We want to work to help achieve statehood and dignity for the Palestinians, but I was hoping that my speech could trigger a discussion, could create space for Muslims to address the real problems they are confronting—problems of governance, and the fact that some currents of Islam have not gone through a reformation that would help people adapt their religious doctrines to modernity. My thought was, I would communicate that the U.S. is not standing in the way of this progress, that we would help, in whatever way possible, to advance the goals of a practical, successful Arab agenda that provided a better life for ordinary people.” …more: theatlantic.