GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - One 10-year-old Wisconsin girl has a rock-solid excuse formissing the last day of school: a personal note to her teacher fromPresident Barack Obama.
John Corpus of Green Bay stood to ask Obama a question abouthealth care during his town hall-style meeting. He told Obama hisdaughter Kennedy missed school to attend the event and he hoped shedidn't get in trouble.
Obama offered to write a note to her teacher. The crowdlaughed, but Obama followed through.
On a piece of paper, he wrote: "Please excuse Kennedy'sabsence. She's with me. Barack Obama."
Kennedy says getting the note "was like the best thing ever"and she plans to frame it. She says she'll make a copy to give herteacher.
Tune into Good Day Wisconsin Friday morning during the 8o’clock hour to see an interview with Kennedy and JohnCorpus.
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