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Bowdoin Democrats On Hand for First Lady's Maine Visit

Story posted October 04, 2011

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Ronald Cervantes '15 (in profile) looks on as Tasha Yektayi '15 (directly in front of Mrs. Obama) and other Bowdoin Democrats shake hands with the first lady Friday in Portland.

Five members of the Bowdoin Democrats got the chance to see Michelle Obama and shake her hand during the first lady's visit to Maine Friday, September 30, 2011.

Stephen Bittel '78 helped coordinate the opportunity for Ronald Cervantes '15, Andrew Miller-Smith '15, Sophia Peaslee '13, Hugh Ratcliffe '15 and Tasha Yektayi '15 to be at Portland's Ocean Gateway for Mrs. Obama's appearance at a joint fundraiser for the Obama re-election campaign and the National Democratic Committee.

Read Portland Press Herald coverage of the event.

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