Democratic Convention 2008

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Michelle Obama thanks Swedish women fans

WASHINGTON (AFP)—Michelle Obama was slightly bemused Monday when asked by a journalist to say a word to Swedish women, who are apparently among her biggest fans.

But she quickly recovered her composure before a posse of journalists as she did a walk-through of the Denver center where she was to give the keynote speech on the opening night of the Democratic Party convention.

"Tell them thank you, and they are in my prayers," she said, holding the hands of her daughters Malia, 10 and Sasha, seven.

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