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Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey Surprise Promise Academy Scholars at O Magazine

Michelle Obama, Geoffrey Canada, and HCZ Promise Academy Scholars
Above: Former First Lady Michell Obama participates in an interview on her book "Becoming" with Oprah Winfrey, and Hearst publications editors in New York City September 6, 2018. (PHOTO: Chuck Kennedy)

A group of HCZ Promise Academy High School scholars thought they were going to the offices of O, The Oprah Magazine to provide the publication with a younger generation’s perspective on politics.

Turns out they were there for an entirely different reason: to meet the founder of the magazine, Oprah Winfrey, and none other than the former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama!

The offices of were filled with shrieks of excitement as our scholars were met with a surprise greeting from Oprah and FLOTUS, who shared advice about building confidence and careers.

Watch the our scholars meet Michelle and Oprah here.

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