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9-year-old from Tipton eats lunch with the President & First Lady

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TIPTON (KWWL) -

A 9-year-old girl from Tipton and 53 other kids had lunch with the President and First Lady Tuesday.

The special luncheon was for the winners of the National Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, which was organized by First Lady Michelle Obama.

The challenge asked participants to come up with a healthy recipe that featured each of the food groups, including whole grains, lean proteins and low-fat dairy foods. Fruits and vegetables had to make up roughly half the plate.

Corrine VanderGaast from Tipton won Iowa's contest with her recipe was for stone curry with brown rice.

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