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Decoder Buzz Michelle Obama in China: first ladies and panda diplomacy (+video)

First lady Michelle Obama and her daughters got to feed pandas at a giant panda breeding center in Chengdu. How did the animals get their (adorable) role in US-China relations?

By Staff Writer / March 26, 2014

Petar Kujundzic/AP

First lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia got to do something Wednesday morning they’ll probably remember all their lives: feed pandas in China.