Michelle Obama Urges Kids to Stay Active at U.S. Open

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Michelle Obama Urges Kids to Stay Active at U.S. Open

By Susan E. Matthews
Everydayhealth.com | August 24, 2013

“The stadiums that will soon host the likes of Serena Williams and Roger Federer in the U.S. Open opened their courts to a smaller set of players on Saturday. Children and their families flocked to Queens to take part in the 18th annual Arthur Ashe Kids Day, where they heard First Lady Michelle Obama encourage them to stay active by starting to play tennis.

Even though Obama grew up in a neighborhood without tennis courts — “quite frankly, I don’t think I knew a single person when I was young who even knew how to play tennis,” she said — this may not be the case for this generation.”

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