Michelle Obama sees Great Wall, Chinese educators

US First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu, northeast of Beijing, on March 23, 2014Visiting US first lady Michelle Obama toured China’s Great Wall on Sunday, after her arrival at the US embassy in Beijing earlier in the day sparked a minor security alert. Vendors at the tourist site northeast of the capital appeared to have removed T-shirts which are normally on sale showing President Obama in a Mao hat, with one merchant revealing a boxful of the souvenirs stored in the back of her tent. Earlier in the day, as Obama’s motorcade arrived at the US embassy for a roundtable with educators, parents and students, two people just outside the premises began shouting. Since arriving in the capital on Thursday night, Obama — whose mother is also accompanying her — has also played table tennis with students and toured the Forbidden City with her counterpart Peng Liyuan.

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