Michelle Obama, Arne Duncan, Valerie Jarrett in Chicago for shooting victim funeral

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Click HERE for the Sun-Times coverage by MAUDLYNE IHEJIRIKA and MARK BROWN of the funeral of Hadiya Pendleton gunned down in Chicago days after attending President Barack Obama’s inauguration. First Lady Michelle Obama, Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and Education Secretary Arne Duncan among the dignitaries at the funeral.

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