First lady Melania Trump gears up for first international solo trip

First lady Melania Trump is taking to the road in what will be her first solo foreign trip as wife of the president of the United States.

…and there’s little doubt that she will be a hit, as she is always stunning in her public appearances.

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Mrs. Trump will lead the U.S. delegation to Toronto in September for 2017 Invictus Games, which are Olympics-style games for wounded and injured military personnel, according to The Associated Press.

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The first lady announced her role on Twitter: “Honored to lead US delegation to this year’s 2017 Invictus Games in #Toronto #Canada @WeAreInvictus.”

The games are expected to feature more than 550 individuals from 17 countries, competing in 12 different sports, the AP reported.

Around 90 American athletes will be taking part in the games.

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US First Lady Melania Trump waves after a boat trip down the River Seine in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)

“In just two short years, the Invictus Games have allowed thousands of injured and wounded servicemen and women from many different countries to participate in adaptive sports competitions, something that should be lauded and supported worldwide,” Mrs. Trump said.


The reaction on social media shows there are more than a few Americans who love and adore our first ladies:

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