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Betty White promotes White House Summer Jobs initiative

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White is an Obama supporter and also visited the White House this week, where she was spotted speaking to the president in the Oval Office and petting the family dog, Bo.

The “My First Job” video series are meant to raise awareness for the White House’s Summer Jobs+ initiative, a cooperative effort between the federal government and private sector entities with the goal of creating 180,000 employment opportunities for low-income youth in the summer of 2012. The program includes a Summer Jobs+ Bank, meant to be a one-stop digital resource that can be accessed through Facebook, Twitter and mobile.

Most of the other subjects who have taped “My First Job” interviews are staffers from the Obama administration, but actor Richard Kind also appeared in a video released Tuesday. Kind’s first job was in the “china and crystal department” at a department store, where he said he learned, “There is nothing more fun than breaking glass.”


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