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The day that changed their lives

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Friday 27th May 2011

The sense of excitement in Oxford on Wednesday afternoon was palpable. Police in fluorescent jackets lined St Aldate’s, a helicopter hovered overhead and an acrobat walked across a tight rope on Cornmarket. Oh yes, and just down the road at Christ Church, Michelle Obama was encouraging a generation of schoolgirls to aim high and achieve their potential. The First Lady’s connection with girls from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Language College in ...keep reading