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Michelle Obama visits Japan, Cambodia

Updated 1827 GMT (0227 HKT) March 21, 2015
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First lady Michelle Obama hugs students at a local high school near Siem Reap, Cambodia, that she visited with Cambodia's first lady, Bun Rany, on Saturday, March 21. Obama arrived in Asia on Wednesday for a five-day trip to Japan and Cambodia focusing on the importance of girls' education. Wong Maye-E/AP
Obama takes a tour of the famed 900-year-old temple complex, Angkor Wat, in Cambodia's Siem Reap province on March 21. Wong Maye-E/AP
Obama is accompanied by Rany as she greets a government official upon arrival at Siem Reap International Airport in Cambodia on Friday, March 20. Wong Maye-E/AP
Obama plays a taiko drum with members of a high school taiko club while visiting the Fushimi Inari shrine in Kyoto, Japan, on March 20. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
Obama hugs a member of the taiko club in Kyoto, Japan, on March 20. Koji Sasahara/AP
Obama stands with U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and Kennedy's son Jack Schlossberg as they watch a student perform a Noh play during a visit to the Kiyomizu-dera temple in Kyoto on March 20. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
Obama speaks as Kennedy, right, and Akie Abe, left, wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, listen at a girls' education event in Tokyo on Thursday, March 19. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
Obama speaks to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on March 19. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
Iikura Guest House staff members escort Obama in Tokyo on March 19. Eugene Hoshiko/AP
Japanese officials greet Obama upon her arrival at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo on Wednesday, March 18. Shizuo Kambayashi/AP