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President Obama Screens WAITING FOR SUPERMAN; Welcomes Featured Students at White House

October 13, 2010 by

President Obama met on Monday with the five students featured in Participant Media’s new film, “Waiting for Superman.” The students – Francisco Regalado, of the Bronx, NY; Bianca Hill, Harlem, NY; Daisy Esparza, East Los Angeles; Emily Jones, Silicon Valley, CA; and Anthony Black, Washington, DC – along with Jeff Skoll and the rest of the Waiting for Superman team joined the President and First Lady at the White House for an Oval Office meeting and private screening. The photo of Anthony Black shaking the president’s hand under a portrait of Lincoln is a special moment for the Skoll Foundation because Anthony now attends the SEED school in DC, founded by a great team of social entrepreneurs who we have backed from the school’s inception.

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