Obama Bails Out Truant 5th-Grader

Tyler Sullivan gets handwritten excuse for skipping school to see president
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 3, 2012 10:33 AM CDT
Obama Bails Out Truant 5th-Grader
A photo of the president's excuse for Tyler Sullivan.   (http://hypervocal.com/news/2012/president-obama-5th-grader-best-absence-note-ever/)

Kids cut school every day, but usually for reasons like "Meh, I didn't feel like going," not "I was hanging with the leader of the free world." Such is the life of 5th-grader Tyler Sullivan, who got a written excuse from none other than President Obama after he skipped out to attend a presidential appearance Friday. "Please excuse Tyler ... He was with me," reads the note. Tyler's dad introduced Obama at the Minnesota event, notes HyperVocal. (Read more President Obama stories.)

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