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First Lady Joins in With Chinese Folk Dance

Michelle Obama gamely joined in with a troupe of folk dancers during her visit to the Chinese city of Xi'an.
First Lady Michelle Obama dances with traditional Chinese performers on the City Wall in Xian on March 24, 2014.PETER PARKS / AFP - Getty Images

Michelle Obama gamely joined in with a troupe of folk dancers as she visited the Chinese city of Xi'an on Monday.

The First Lady swayed to the music, having earlier accepted an invitation to jump rope and tested out her shuttlecock-kicking skills.

Obama was joined by her daughters Malia and Sasha and her mother on a tour of the city, which included a visit to the Museum of Terracotta Warriors and to the 14th century city wall.

Crowds three or four deep strained for a glimpse of the first family, according to a pool report.

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Michelle Obama with her daughters Malia Obama and Sasha Obama at the Museum of Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an on March 24, 2014.Feng Li / Getty Images
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Michelle Obama hugs her daughters Malia, left, and Sasha as they watch a performance during their visit to Xi'an.Alexander F. Yuan / AP
A U.S. secret service officer stands alongside a Chinese performer dressed as an ancient warrior as Michelle Obama visits Xi'an.Alexander F. Yuan / AP