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Photos: Michelle Obama Visits Japan, Cambodia

The first lady travels to Asia to promote girls' education.

  1. First lady Michelle Obama arrives in Tokyo
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    First lady Michelle Obama arrives in Tokyo

    First lady Michelle Obama walks toward the motorcade upon her arrival at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo on March 18, 2015.
  2. Obama greets emperor, empress
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    Obama greets emperor, empress

    First lady Michelle Obama greets Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on March 19, 2015.
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    Obama greets emperor, empress

    First lady Michelle Obama greets Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on March 19, 2015.
  4. Obama meets with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
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    Obama meets with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    First lady Michelle Obama is greeted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prior to their talks at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on March 19, 2015, as U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy looks on.
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    Obama meets with Abe

    First lady Michelle Obama speaks to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on March 19, 2015.
  6. Obama meets with Tokyo students
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    Obama meets with Tokyo students

    First lady Michelle Obama shares a laugh with some students as she attends the Japan-U.S. Joint Girls Education Event in Tokyo on March 19, 2015.
  7. U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy speaks
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    U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy speaks

    U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy speaks as first lady Michelle Obama and Akie Abe, the wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, listen as they attend the Japan-U.S. Joint Girls Education Event in Tokyo on March 19, 2015.
  8. Obama, Kennedy attend a play in Kyoto
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    Obama, Kennedy attend a play in Kyoto

    First lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, and her son Jack Schlossberg watch a student perform a Noh play during a visit to the Kiyomizu-dera temple in Kyoto on March 20, 2015.
  9. Obama plays with Taiko club
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    Obama plays with Taiko club

    First lady Michelle Obama plays a traditional Japanese drum with members of the Akutagawa High School Taiko club while visiting the Fushimi Inari shrine in Kyoto on March 20, 2015.
  10. Obama greets students in Cambodia
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    Obama greets students in Cambodia

    First lady Michelle Obama and Cambodian first lady Bun Rany, wife of Prime Minister Hun Sen, wave to students during their visit to a school in Siem Reap province on March 21, 2015.
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    Obama greets students in Cambodia

    First lady Michelle Obama hugs students during her visit to a school in Cambodia's Siem Reap province on March 21, 2015.
  12. Obama visits Angkor Wat temple
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    Obama visits Angkor Wat temple

    First lady Michelle Obama poses for a picture during her visit to Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia's Siem Reap province on March 21, 2015.