First Lady makes 2nd visit to Huntington

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WOWK) – First Lady Melania Trump came to Huntington for her second official visit to West Virginia. The First Lady sat in on a roundtable with state and local officials to discuss the opioid epidemic on Monday, July 8th, 2019. 

This is the second trip she has made to the Mountain State for this topic. In 2017, she visited the area and toured Lily’s Place. Also sitting on the roundtable was Senator Joe Manchin, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Governor Jim Justice, and Fire Chief Jan Rader, among others. 

After the event, the First Lady met with a small group of people including a new mother who is currently in recovery. On her way out of town, Melania Trump stopped by Ritter Park to see the hundreds of flags representing children in Foster Care in Cabell County. 

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