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Statue of Liberty climber inspired by ‘our beloved First Lady’ Michelle Obama

Thanks Michelle Obama!

That’s what law enforcement and tourists are saying after an illegal immigration activist disrupted their July 4th holiday by scaling the Statue of Liberty, shutting down Liberty Island.

Therese Okoumou told reporters, “Michelle Obama, our beloved First Lady, who I care so much about, said, ‘When they go low, we go high,’ and I went as high as I could,” prompting cheers from on-lookers.

Lumen Student News captures the essence of Okoumou’s antics:

Around 3pm on Wednesday, a woman began climbing the Statue of Liberty to protest the U.S. immigration policy. Therese Okoumou climbed the base of the statue, forcing an evacuation of Liberty Island on its busiest week of the year.

Read the full story from The American Mirror

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