BY Dan Friedman | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
President Obama stops for lunch at a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant to talk to White House Summit on Working Families attendees like Shirley Young. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN| AFP |Getty Images)
WASHINGTON – Shirley Young, a nurse from the Bronx, was invited to lunch in the capital Monday, but she had no idea President Obama would be sitting next to her in Chipotle.
A single mother who works at the Isabella Geriatric Center in Washington Heights, Young was invited to a White House-hosted summit on working families after she spoke up at a prior event in New York about her struggle to pay for her son’s scoliosis surgery.
Read more: President Obama surprises Bronx mom at lunch during Working Families summit – NY Daily News.
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