Michelle Obama surprises students at D.C. school for International Women's Day

Former first lady Michelle Obama celebrated International Women's Day by surprising young women at a local combination middle school, high school in Washington D.C.

Obama visited Cardozo Education Campus in Northwest D.C. on Wednesday morning and shared the special moments via Snapchat.

"We're celebrating International Women's Day with a group of amazing women, and we're going to talk about the importance of education in their lives and mine," Obama's Snapchat story begins.

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I'm sorry, but if @MichelleObama walked into my school meeting I would burst out into tears 😭
i'm gonna need Michelle Obama to give me a heads up next one she's at a school i support. this is the third time no… https://t.co/pKObV60h8a
Michelle Obama went to a school today, and you could hear how emotional and happy the girls were when she walked in.
First Lady Michelle Obama is making surprise school visits on Snapchat. I love she.
@MichelleObama's snap story of her visiting a school to talk to a group of young women made me cry. I love you Michelle. #IWD2017
So here I am complaining about having to go to work and then I go on Michelle Obama's Snapchat and see that she's visiting my school today 🙃
.@MichelleObama just walked into a school and surprised a few ladies & invited them to talk on this #InterntionalWomensDay. I've missed her.
looks like @MichelleObama is at cardozo high school today in DC. celebrating #IWD2017 with female students there 👑 https://t.co/8ZDaUVm7eT
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Shocked students can be heard gasping and saying "Oh my God!" as Obama made her entrance into the room.

"Did you know? You didn't know," the former first lady responded to the awe. "This school is amazing."

Obama met with young female students and participated in a roundtable discussion on education and goals for the future, according to PEOPLE.

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Obama recently visited students at another D.C. school. Just last week she took time out of her schedule to talk to students at Ballou STAY High School, sharing the experience on Twitter and Instagram.

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