Photos: First lady Michelle Obama arrives in Minnesota

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1 First lady Michelle Obama deplanes before meeting with Minnesota National Guard members and their families at the Minnesota Air National Guard Base's 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, March 16, 2012. 
2 Gov. Mark Dayton greets first lady Michelle Obama at the Minnesota Air National Guard Base's 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, March 16, 2012. 
3 First lady Michelle Obama talks with Joseph Hudella, 10, left, and Megan Soukup, 9, shortly after arriving at Minnesota Air National Guard Base's 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, March 16, 2012. 
4 Joseph Hudella, 10, and Megan Soukup, 9, escort first lady Michelle Obama to meet with Minnesota National Guard members and their families at Minnesota Air National Guard Base's 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, March 16, 2012. 
5 First Lady Michelle Obama greets Minnesota National Guard members and their families at the Minnesota Air National Guard Base's 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, March 16, 2012. 
6 First lady Michelle Obama chats with Minnesota National Guard members and their families as Minnesota dignitaries followed at Minnesota Air National Guard Base's 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, March 16, 2012. 
7 First lady Michelle Obama gives Melissa Soukup a hug before a roundtable with as she met with Minnesota National Guard members and their families at Minnesota Air National Guard Base's 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, March 16, 2012. 
8 First lady Michelle Obama chats with members of a roundtable at the Minnesota Air National Guard Base's 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, March 16, 2012. 
9 First lady Michelle Obama jokes during a roundtable at the Minnesota Air National Guard Base's 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, March 16, 2012. 
10 First lady comforts Tracy Clark during a roundtable discussion at the Minnesota Air National Guard Base's 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, March 16, 2012. Clark's son, Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, was killed while serving in Afghanistan in 2010.