First Lady to Youth: Active lifestyle reduces violence

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Can getting young adults healthy really reduce violence? First Lady Michelle Obama says it can. As a part of her third annual “Let’s Move” campaign, she’s not only fighting obesity but the issue of violence as well.

WCHI News Senior Reporter Paris Lewbel was at the First Lady’s announcement at McCormick Place Thursday, where Obama was joined by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, NIKE President & CEO Mark Parker, Dominique Dawes, Gabby Douglas, Allyson Felix, Bob Harper, Bo Jackson, Colin Kaepernick, Sarah Reinertsen, Paul Rodriguez, Serena Williams, a surprise musical guest and thousands of Chicago area teachers and students at the event hosted by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.