First Lady, Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Visit Haiti
First Lady, Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to Haiti on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 to comfort the victims of the January 12th earthquake. Mrs. Obama met with President and Mrs. Preval and visited schoolchildren in Port-au-Prince. She was accompanied by Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of vice president Joe Biden.
The visit was kept a secret because of concerns with security and crowd control given the popularity of the First Lady and President Obama.