May 11, 2019
Dayton Daily News
By Raisa Habersham
A longtime Atlanta resident received free tickets to Michelle Obama’s book tour at State Farm Arena on Saturday.
Willie Mae Hardy, who turned 111 in March, received two complimentary tickets courtesy of Atlanta City Council member Natalyn Mosby Archibong, other local elected officials and neighbors, city officials announced Friday afternoon.
“On at least two separate occasions, our city had previously awarded Ms. Hardy with a proclamation acknowledging her longevity and her life,” Archibong said in a news release. “So, when I learned that she wanted to attend the Michelle Obama event in Atlanta, it seemed only fitting that every effort should be made to fulfill her wish.”
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