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First Lady Michelle Obama visits Cleveland to thank campaign volunteers and hold Obama campaign fundraiser at Progressive Field, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, State Sen Shirley Smith, retired judge and former county recorder Lillian Greene, Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGraph, Cleveland Councilman Jeff Johnson, others attend fundraiser

First Lady Michelle Obama Below, the first lady walks the Terrace Room at Progressive Field in Cleveland on May 21 to thank volunteers for the Obama for America campaign before attending an afternoon fundraiser . (Photo by Johnette Jernigan) By Johnette Jernigan, Cleveland Urban News.Com  Staff Reporter ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-Slim and poised, First Lady Michelle Obama, the most photographed first lady in American and world history, thanked a group of approximately 150 Obama campaign committee volunteers from Cleveland and its surrounding suburbs before attending an intimate fundraiser of roughly 250 supporters at Progressive Field on Mon. afternoon in Cleveland.   (Editor's note: Read First Lady Michelle Obama's comments midway through this article).      Campaign organizers said that the volunteers, who were invited as special guests to meet  the first lady,  have  made tons of phone calls and knocked on more