Obama, first lady tour Sept. 11 museum

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are touring the Sept. 11 museum.

The president and first lady joined former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former New York City Michael Bloomberg for Thursday morning's tour.

They were shown the Memorial Wall bearing photos of victims of the 2001 terrorist attack, among other exhibits.

Obama is set to speak at the museum's dedication ceremony later Thursday. The museum opens to the public May 21.

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Associated Press writer Josh Lederman in Washington contributed to this report.

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