Michelle Obama: In Kidnapped Nigerian Girls, ‘We See Our Own Daughters’ (VIDEO)

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama on Saturday decried the kidnapping of scores of Nigerian schoolgirls who have been missing for nearly a month and used their plight to speak out for the rights of girls everywhere to get an education.

    Delivering the weekly presidential radio and Internet address on the eve of the U.S. holiday honoring mothers, the first lady and mother of two said that, like millions of people around the world, she and President Barack Obama are “outraged and heartbroken” over the April 15 abduction of nearly 300 girls from their dormitory.

    She asked the nation to pray for their safe return and stressed the importance of education.

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