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Chicago Sun-Times: "Michelle Obama taking NATO spouses to Chicago's South Side"

First Lady Michelle Obama will take the spouses of global leaders in Chicago for the NATO summit next May to her native South Side for a visit to the Gary Comer Youth Center, not far from where she was raised, the White House is announcing Wednesday.

It is traditional for the first ladies of a host county to plan a program for spouses; Mrs. Obama entertained spouses of global leaders when the G-20 met in Pittsburgh for a summit in 2009.

In Chicago, however, Mrs. Obama wants to throw a spotlight near her old community-- with a May 20 visit to the youth center, 7200 S. Ingleside. Mrs. Obama often speaks of growing up in a small apartment at 7436 S. Euclid.

President Obama will host what is being billed as a "working dinner" with the NATO leaders on May 20 at Soldier Field, not far from the McCormick Place complex which is the headquarters for the the summit.

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