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Hadiya Pendleton's Little Brother Plays Tennis With Obama at White House

By DNAinfo Staff on April 1, 2013 4:14pm  | Updated on April 2, 2013 10:53am

CHICAGO — Nathaniel Pendleton Jr., the younger brother of slain teenager Hadiya Pendleton, played tennis with President Barack Obama at the White House Monday.

Nathaniel, 10, and his mother Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton, were among the president's guests at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.

Hadiya performed with her high school band at Obama's inauguration in January, just a week before she was fatally shot in a park about a mile away from Obama's Kenwood home. First lady Michelle Obama attended her funeral.

Other guests included families of victims of December's school shooting in Newtown, Conn.