First Lady Michelle Obama Consoles Child Who Fainted

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Standing at attention for long spells can sometimes take it out of you. But it's nice to have a sympathetic bystander when it does.

As part of her Reach Higher education initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on his Partners in Progress Back to School Bus Tour Event today.

While speaking to students at Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, one girl in the audience fainted.

The first lady called for paramedics and said, "If anyone is starting to feel tired standing up, bend your knees! And eat your breakfast, and lunch!"

She made sure the rest of the audience was feeling okay, and regained their attention by providing them with "insights that a lot of rich kids all over the country [know], and I want you to know it, too."

This video is courtesy of ABC affiliate WSB-TV: