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Parker Looks Up

An Extraordinary Moment

by Parker Curry, Jessica Curry and Brittany Jackson

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In a story inspired by the young author's viral photo of her awestruck response to First Lady Michelle Obama's portrait, a young girl visits Washington, D.C.'s National Portrait Gallery and finds her life transformed by the historical examples of its subjects.

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Parker Curry, 4, takes in Amy Sherald's painting of Michelle Obama in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Parker has co-authored a book with her mom called Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment. Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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In 'Parker Looks Up,' A 2-Year-Old Shares A Moment With Michelle Obama

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