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Video Break: “Waiting for ‘Superman’” Kids Meet Obama

By Liana Loewus — December 21, 2010 1 min read

As Nancy Flanagan points out on Teacher in a Strange Land, Parade magazine named the kids from “Waiting for ‘Superman’” “Personalities of the Year.” President Obama was so taken with the young stars that he invited them to the White House. Here’s a peek into their visit, as posted on the whitehouse.gov website. Regardless of your thoughts on the movie or our president, you’ve got to admit that little Francisco in blue is quite cute. And is Anthony shedding a tear there at the end?

(Ignore the incorrect time count—the video is less than two minutes.)

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teaching Now blog.