Queen City Area Group Snubbed By White House
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--The official website of the "Let's Move" Video Challenge lists
The video's creator wanted to raise awareness of one of the most common genetic causes
The Prader Willi Foundation's local members hoped to meet with First Lady Michelle Obama and other "Let's Move" leaders to share the way they treat their kids. They say it could serve as a model for helping other children fight obesity in communities across the country.
Organizers say their video was removed from the website. Even though it won the popular vote by
The White House referred Fox Charlotte's inquiries to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
"I don't know what happened but it appears it has been rectified. After discussion with the group they will be invited to the White House," said USDA's Director of Public Affairs Justin DeJong.
He added, "The video resonated with the public and we would like to acknowledge the Foundation