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Preparing to Meet the President



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    WHISTLER, BC - FEBRUARY 25: Elana Meyers (L) and Erin Pac of the United States celebrate receiving the bronze medal during the medal ceremony for the women's bobsleigh on day 14 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Whistler Medals Plaza on February 25, 2010 in Whistler, Canada. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Erin Pac;Elana Meyers

    Tomorrow morning (Tuesday), I fly to D.C. I never thought that I would be going to the White House as a guest. I figured it would be as a tourist, walking along the perimeter and taking pictures from a thousand feet away.

    Wednesday, I'm going to be posing for a picture while shaking hands with the President in the White House.

    Everyone keeps asking me if I'm excited to go to the White House. Of course I am!

    Others have asked me to say a few words about the health care system.

    Mmmm, if only being an Olympic medalist gave me special powers. I don't know what to expect, but I want to take in every moment while I can.

    Erin Pac, a bronze medal winner in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, is writing about her trip to the White House for NBC Connecticut.