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Michelle Obama will honor troops, marshal NASCAR finale in Miami



nascar_ford_400.jpgFirst Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden will serve as Grand Marshals of the NASCAR Sprint Cut finale, the Ford 400, at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 20, the White House said.

The visit is part of Obama's Joining Forces effort to gain support for military families. The crowd will include 5,000 active duty and retired military personnel and families.

[Last modified: Friday, November 11, 2011 12:50pm]


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