04/19/2013 02:57 pm ET

Michelle Obama Visits Martinez Boy Injured In Boston Blast

Courtesy of the Hern family

The First Lady stopped by the Boston Children's Hospital Thursday to visit with 11-year-old Aaron Hern and his family.

Hern, a student at Martinez Junior High, was injured by shrapnel during the Boston Marathon explosions on Monday. His mother Katherine was running in the race. Michelle Obama was photographed with the family, including Alan Hern and daughter Abby.

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