Daniel Hernandez to Sit With Michelle Obama During State of the Union

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When President Obama gives his State of the Union address tonight, two Latinos will be seated beside him in Michelle Obama's guest box.

Daniel Hernandez, the Tucson, Ariz. intern credited with saving Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' life, will be sharing the space with 21 other guests. Hernandez is a junior at the University of Arizona, where he is studying political science.

College freshman Diego Vasquez will also be joining Hernandez in Michelle Obama's box. Vasquez is a member of the team from Cesar Chavez High School in Laveen, Ariz. that won a grant through the Lemelson-MIT Program’s InvenTeams initiative for their design of an adjustable motorized chair for physical therapy.

Obama's State of the Union speech tonight is Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 9:00 p.m. EST.
 

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