First Lady Michelle Obama invited the family of slain teenager Hadiya Pendleton to the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
According to the Chicago Sun Times, Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton and her 10-year-old son Nathaniel Pendleton were invited to the famous event which happens on April 1.
15-year-old Hadiya was shot and killed on January 25, 2013 after seeking shelter with friends from the rain in a local Chicago park. Her death occurred less than two weeks after she attended events surrounding Obama’s inauguration.
According to reports, Hadiya’s family accepted the invitation to the event.