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Awards Minute Video: Michelle Obama’s nickname for 9-year-old Oscar nominee

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She may only be 9 years old, but the first lady is already calling her by her nickname – “Q”! Quvenzhane Wallis, the youngest person ever to be nominated for a best actress Oscar, had a very special meeting with Michelle Obama at the White House on Wednesday morning. “Q” joined Mrs. Obama and the director of “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” Ben Zeitlen, to host 80 middle-and-high school students from the District of Columbia and New Orleans during a Black History Month workshop. Along with Mrs. Obama, Wallis was happy to answer questions too… mostly about her Oscar-nominated flick.

Check out the vid to see all the best moments from the best actress nominee’s stop at 1600 Penn.

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