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Michelle Obama partners with USOC

Updated: May 15, 2012, 9:47 AM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- Michelle Obama remembers sitting in front of her television many years ago and watching Mary Lou Retton, Nadia Comaneci and Carl Lewis as they competed in the Summer Olympics.

"Like so many others," she said, "I was awed and inspired by those athletes."

Obama admitted that she was still in awe Monday, when she took the stage with about two dozen Olympic and Paralympic athletes to announce a plan to get more than 1.7 million children involved in sports through her "Let's ...

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