First Lady Michelle Obama took her mom, Marian Robinson and daughters Malia and Sasha on her recent trip to China, a peg for a Washington Post story on Mrs. Robinson, who moved from her South Side Chicago home to the White House after son-in-law Barack Obama was elected president.
Excerpt, from story by Krissah Thompson and Juliet Eilperin: “For six days in China, the least-public resident of the White House was a central figure on the public stage. Overseas trips like the one Robinson took with her daughter and granddaughters last week provide an uncommon glimpse into their family dynamic and the critical role she has continued to play in the first family.”
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The victims were sitting in a parked car in the 4100 block of West Taylor Street when they were shot, police said.
The man was in the 1000 block of West 105th Street when he was fatally shot, police said.
The men were in the 600 block of West Barry Avenue, police said. Two were in good condition and one was in serious condition.
The 26-year-old man was shot in the back while leaving a gas station in the 500 block of East 67th Street, police said.