While in Paris, France, on Thursday, the first lady visited Necker Hospital.
According to the Associated Press, Trump spoke briefly in French with six children, introducing herself and asking how they were doing prior to relying on a translator.
While visiting with a 14-year-old girl who sat in a wheelchair, Trump told the patient that she looked “very good, very strong.”
After the girl told Trump she would be leaving the hospital next week for rehabilitation, the first lady said, “Soon you’ll be walking and running.”
Martin Hirsh, the director of the public hospital system in Paris, gave Trump a copy of The Little Prince.
“I will keep it, practice my French,” Trump said while thanking Hirsch.
Following her visit, Trump tweeted that she offered “continued prayers for good health for all.”
Thank U @hospital_necker for allowing me to visit your wonderful patients & inspirational staff. Continued prayers for good health for all. pic.twitter.com/3keri8EUC4
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) July 13, 2017
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