Phoenix Mercury Meet With President Obama

President Obama welcomed the 2009 WNBA Champions, Phoenix Mercury to the White House on Monday July 19, 2010. Obama thanked the WNBA and the team for being such great role models for his two daughters. "I want Malia and Sasha to know that there is absolutely no contradiction between women who are beautiful and healthy and contributing, and good athletes and competitive," Obama told the players, later adding: "As a father, I thank you for being great role models."

After the reception, the players from the Mercury participated in a workshop as part of first lady Michele Obama's effort to make American children healthier.

The day was a great SUCCESS!!

Congrats to the Phoenix Mercury again

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