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US First Lady thanks educators on first day in White House

US First Lady Jill Biden thanks educators for their "heroic commitment" during the Covid-19 pandemic, a day after Joe Biden's inauguration. "I have never felt prouder of our profession," says the community college teacher, who will continue to teach after moving into the White House, making her the first First Lady to retain a full-time job.

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