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Ruby Bridges visited with President Obama at the White House in the 1.5 minute video below to see how a painting commemorating her personal and historic milestone looks hanging on the wall outside of the Oval Office. American Artist Norman Rockwell was criticized by some when his painting titled “The Problem We All Live With” first appeared on the cover of Look magazine on January 14,1964; now the iconic portrait will be on display in one of the most exalted locations in the country.

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In November 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges Hall became the first African American child to desegregate an elementary school. Although she only lived a few blocks from the William Frantz Elementary school in New Orleans, Louisiana. Marshals had to escort Ruby because of angry segregationist mobs that gathered in front of the school. For an entire year, she was the only student in her class since white parents pulled their children from the school in protest. She wrote about her experiences in her book THROUGH MY EYES.  
For more info about Ruby: Ruby Bridges Bio
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Ruby Bridges visits President Obama 

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Thank you, Ruby!

Camille Mitchell
Ambassador
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