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Volume 24, Number 3 — March 2017

First Lady Laura Bush Visits Arts Program For At-Risk Youth in Knoxville

October 18, 2006

KNOXVILLE — First Lady Laura Bush visited a Knoxville program for at-risk children last week. The program, Communication Through Art, is a project of the Knox County District Public Defender's Office and provides educational and emotionally supportive group-based activities the children.

"The program is great," said the First Lady. "Studying the arts builds discipline. It's a really good way to open up your mind to a lot of possibilities in the world."

Click here to read Mrs. Bush's remarks to the press during a visit to the "Communication Through Art" program in Knoxville.