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Beyonce's Personal Letter To Michelle Obama

by 8:44 AM PDT, July 16, 2012
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Beyonce appears in a new video reading a personal letter she wrote to First Lady Michelle Obama. 

In the handwritten letter -- first sent to Obama last April -- Beyonce commends the First Lady for emphasizing youth health initiatives and supporting veterans and praises her as "the ultimate example of a truly strong African American woman."

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"I'm so in awe of Michelle Obama. Every time I see her, she inspires me, she empowers me, she encourages me," the singer/actress says.

Beyonce ends the video by calling the First Lady a great role model for young girls, including her own baby daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. "I am proud to have my daughter grow up in a world where she has people like you to look up to."

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