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AIDS clinic volunteer from Hoffman Estates meets Michelle Obama

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Peter Butzen and Botswanan teens await the arrival of Michelle Obama.

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Peter Butzen and Lorena Tolle, a project assistant at the teen club, along with Botswanan teens await the arrival of Michelle Obama.

Courtesy of Peter Butzen

first lady Michelle Obama, in the middle of the crowd, poses on June 24 with Peace Corps volunteers at the U.S. Ambassador's Residence in Gaborone, Botswana.

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Peter Butzen, a Peace Corps volunteer from Hoffman Estates, met Michelle Obama in June while he was working at an HIV clinic in Botswana. "Meeting her, it was very amazing," he said. "We even joked about the Cubs."
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    • Peter Butzen and Lorena Tolle, a project assistant at the teen club, along with Botswanan teens await the arrival of Michelle Obama.
    • first lady Michelle Obama, in the middle of the crowd, poses on June 24 with Peace Corps volunteers at the U.S. Ambassadorís Residence in Gaborone, Botswana.
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