Melania Trump steps out in London for event with British schoolchildren

ABC13 Houston | 7/13/2018 | Staff
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While President Donald Trump met with Prime Minister Theresa May Friday morning, First Lady Melania Trump set out for London to meet up with May's husband, Philip May, at London's Royal Hospital for an event with British schoolchildren and veterans.

The first lady met with school children who showed her how they make poppies -- a British symbol in that stands in tribute to fallen service members -- that are sold to raise money for veterans on Armistice Day and, in an apparent nod to Mrs Trump's "Be Best" initiative that promotes children's interests, chatted with a group of kids about their efforts to be the best they can be. Trump, who took direction from a young girl, made a poppy of her own and could be seen later handing it off to a staff member for safe-keeping.

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Along with the school children, the first lady was joined by Chelsea Pensioners, British Army veterans who are residents at the Royal Hospital and are famous for their scarlet coats.

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