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FIRST LADY PENG LIYUAN’S EN­COUN­TERS WITH CHIL­DREN IN FOR­EIGN COUN­TRIES ON HER OVER­SEAS VIS­ITS LAST YEAR: Peng vis­ited a Rus­sian school for or­phans. She said she hoped that they all grow up healthy and wished them a happy life. The first lady do­nated school bags to the WAMA Foun­da­tion and met sev­eral chil­dren at an event held by the non­profit, which aims to im­prove the lives of chil­dren and women. The first lady, who is a folk singer, met with teach­ers and stu­dents at a mu­sic school and talked about her ex­pe­ri­ences as an artist. Peng brought com­put­ers, toys and sta­tionery sup­plies to an adop­tion cen­ter and said she ap­pre­ci­ated the cen­ter’s ef­forts in com­bat­ing HIV/AIDS. Peng gave stuffed panda toys to an as­so­ci­a­tion for chil­dren with Pe­di­atric pa­tients pre­sented their paint­ings to Peng, who do­nated works of Chi­nese paper cut­ting in re­turn. She vis­ited a cancer treat­ment cen­ter for chil­dren, who all said ni hao (hello) to her. The first lady at­tended a con­cert by Malaysian chil­dren, who sang the Chi­nese song Let­theWorld Fill­with­Love.

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First lady Peng Liyuan chats with a boy suf­fer­ing from asthma dur­ing a visit to Necker Hospi­tal, the world’s first chil­dren’s hospi­tal in Paris, on Wed­nes­day. Peng, the World Health Or­ga­ni­za­tion’s good­will am­bas­sador for tu­ber­cu­lo­sis and HIV/AIDS, brought panda toys as gifts to pa­tients.

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