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HOUSTON A Sugar Land boy s skills in the kitchen landed him a visit to the White House Monday.

It s just mind blowing how long I ve been waiting to come here, said 9-year-old Michael Lakind.

He was one of just 54 kids chosen from across the nation for the first-ever Kids State Dinner.

They were chosen because of their healthy and tasty recipes. Lakind s Secret Service Super Salad was a big hit.

Click here to get the recipe.

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