Nina Pham meets with President Obama

Ebola-free nurse Nina Pham was invited to the White House to meet with President Obama in the Oval Office today after she was released from NIH hospital in Maryland.

Nina Pham meets with President Obama

Pham spoke to reporters about her recovery from Ebola. "I feel fortunate and blessed to be standing here today," she said. "Throughout this ordeal, I have put my faith in God and my medical team." Pham mentioned fellow nurse Amber Vinson, who is also virus-free but still hospitalized at Emory in Atlanta, and Doctors Without Borders volunteer Craig Spencer who tested positive for Ebola in New York yesterday after treating patients in West Africa.

Pham said she was anxious to reunite with her dog, Bentley, in Texas. The dog was quarantined but tested negative for Ebola.

Pham took deep breaths between sentences as she spoke to reporters.

"Although I no longer have Ebola, I know that it may be a while before I have my strength back," Pham said. "So with gratitude and respect for everyone's concern, I ask for my privacy and for my family's privacy to be respected as I return to Texas and try to get back to a normal life and reunite with my dog, Bentley."

The White House said Obama did not take any special precautions before meeting with Pham and her family.

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    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      :rofl: chile look at the screen shot though... he looking like keep ya mouth shut closed bytch :lol:

    • Beta

      Boyy look at that hug Pres giving :hahaha:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      I feel ya Mr. President :hahaha: I feel ya :thumbsup: shid .... :rofl:

    • Beta

      :lolol:

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals lovezoe

      Obama like let's dap.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkcCHR-7FNA Man, I just don’t care™

      :rofl:

      Obama like...

      " NO SKIN TO SKIN TO CONTACT!" :nono:

    • Unshakable

      @Jenty,

      That's the first thing i noticed too. Mr. Pres is giving her one of those pitter patter in the church type hugs. :rofl:

    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypRKb0xKVQ8 VDot

      Obama did that lean back tho while :hug: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    • http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2011/12/jersey_citys_prince_the_pimp_d.html User Friendly

      if this bish give my president or my first lady ebola its gonna be big trouble in little china :mad:

    • Unshakable

      @Luvn,

      Here is is.....snatched from the y:

      LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney said on Wednesday.

      The plaintiff, who is not named in the lawsuit, was treated at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center in 2012 after she tried to commit suicide by jamming the pencils through her eyes at another facility and was rushed to the hospital, her lawyer, Douglas Johnson, said.

      The injury left the woman blind, according to the lawsuit, filed on Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court.

      The as-yet unidentified nurse took the photograph of the patient with the "intact pencils sticking out of her eyes," then shared the unauthorized picture with another person, who passed the image to Joshua Shivers, the lawsuit said.

      Shivers, in turn, used his mother's computer to post the image to a "shock" website, the suit stated, adding that the photo has since been viewed more than 192,000 times. The specific website to which it was posted was not disclosed.

      "Everybody knows that as soon as someone gets their hands on something like this, it goes viral and the harm is done," said Douglas, who specializes in privacy cases.

      Douglas said that before filing the lawsuit against the medical center and Los Angeles County officials who administer the hospital, he asked them to have the picture taken down from the Web by exercising a copyright they hold over photo, since it was taken in their facility.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkcCHR-7FNA Man, I just don’t care™

      “Although I no longer have Ebola, I know that it may be a while before I have my strength back,” Pham said. “So with gratitude and respect for everyone’s concern, I ask for my privacy and for my family’s privacy to be respected as I return to Texas and try to get back to a normal life and reunite with my dog, Bentley.”
      ____________________________

      Oh, she single. Prolly goin be throwin around that ebola puzz in Texas in no time! :lol:

    • http://youtu.be/xdT5uC4dtgo MisTaken: Loyal reader :champ: and your pastor’s #1 prayer warrior :pray:

      Obama looking like hurry up and take the mf picture before this bish breathe on me :cuss:
      He neck stiff as fok :crying1: Obama neck look strong like Beyonce

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Unshakable says:

      @Jenty,
      That’s the first thing i noticed too. Mr. Pres is giving her one of those pitter patter in the church type hugs
      ________________________

      :lolsign: chile :rofl: I feel him :yes:

    • OutsidetheBox

      Boyyy if he woulde given her that famous Obama :fistbump: I wouldve :ghost:

    • Beta

      Prolly goin be throwin around that ebola puzz in Texas in no time! :lol:
      _________________

      NIGGA :rofl:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkcCHR-7FNA Man, I just don’t care™

      @UNSHAKE
      I read that on Huffpost today. :facepalm:

      Why crazy people always phuck with they eyes tho? :think:

    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypRKb0xKVQ8 VDot

      No I think she had/has a boyfriend. We shall see how long they last :tea:

    • Time to Waste

      :rofl:

      He do not want to :hug: her !!

      :rofl!

    • CocoKhaleesi

      School shooting in Washington? Sandra get us the scoop

    • goat76

      You can tell he is holding his breath and got his eyes closed. Nah Ming Lee, you won't get me slipping..lol

    • http://youtu.be/xdT5uC4dtgo MisTaken: Loyal reader :champ: and your pastor’s #1 prayer warrior :pray:

      I know Michelle watching from the corner like :wtf: Oh I know he didn’t!!! He tried it!!! :nono: B try to touch her and she swerve and be like :rolleyes: Uhh you got ‘bola from one of them Africa nbooty scratchers gone. I’ll see you in 21 days

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkcCHR-7FNA Man, I just don’t care™

      Obama looking like hurry up and take the mf picture before this bish breathe on me
      He neck stiff as fok Obama neck look strong like Beyonce
      ________________________

      :rofl:

      She 4'11" and Obama 6'3"

      But then they "hugged" that dude ain't bend down an inch! :rofl:
      Nigga standing giraffe tall in that pic!

    • OutsidetheBox

      Blind or not, she shouldve gotten paid. Hippa help me thats a mess!

    • http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2011/12/jersey_citys_prince_the_pimp_d.html User Friendly

      :woohoo: bossman finally left :bounce:

      now I can go home and....and....and be good and only do wholesome things and be a lady this weekend :eek:

    • luVn_liFe…

      Pres aint really with this, po thang, has to remove the fear from the public

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      You know somebody is going to do a Meme with this shot :hahaha: LMFAO !!!

    • http://youtu.be/xdT5uC4dtgo MisTaken: Loyal reader :champ: and your pastor’s #1 prayer warrior :pray:

      A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney said on Wednesday.
      ___________________
      :stop: How she know? ain't she legally bline now???

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals lovezoe

      Y'all seen that video where Obama dapping us up, but hand shaking them alabasters?! :rofl:

    • http://www.oprah.com/own-six-little-mcghees/Grandma-Gets-Stuck-In-a-Kids-Maze Come Through Nancy Drew :nun:

      :yawn: shouldn't she be at home, resting?

    • OutsidetheBox

      and be good and only do wholesome things and be a lady this weekend

      _________

      -1

      *stank face*

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkcCHR-7FNA Man, I just don’t care™

      Y’all seen that video where Obama dapping us up, but hand shaking them alabasters?!
      _________________

      :rofl:
      BRUH!

      It's like he ain't even realize it himself! That was with Kevin Durant. Gave that nigga the old "we-from-the-same-hood-even-though-I-don't-know-you" fist dap combo hug. :fistbump:

      Then gave that yt boy the run of the mill handshake.
      :ha: :haha:

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals lovezoe

      :newpost:

    • Beta

      lovezoe says:

      Y’all seen that video where Obama dapping us up, but hand shaking them alabasters?!
      ________________

      I saw a vine like that with that My nigga song playing :lol:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      ION LIKE THIS!!!!! :nono:

      They trying to get him yall!!!!!

      :kona:

    • Beta

      *with

    • goat76

      MisTaken: Loyal reader :champ: and your pastor's #1 prayer warrior :pray: says:

      A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney said on Wednesday.
      ___________________
      :stop: How she know? ain’t she legally bline now???
      -----------------------
      Mamma I love you, P.O.P. Hold it down.

    • MissArtist

      He does not want to touch her! LMAO!

    • http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2011/12/jersey_citys_prince_the_pimp_d.html User Friendly

      -1

      *stank face*
      _________________

      :tea: <----pineapple ciroc. it has fruit in it so technically its healthy.

    • bama_n_jersey

      @VDot...the gubbment aint using Chrome and they won't let us download anything...bastids

    • http://www.oprah.com/own-six-little-mcghees/Grandma-Gets-Stuck-In-a-Kids-Maze Come Through Nancy Drew :nun:

      Mamma I love you, P.O.P. Hold it down.

      ____________________________

      don't do this... :no:
      :rofl: :crying1: :ghost:

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals lovezoe

      They got one with Key and Peele too! :ghost:

    • bama_n_jersey

      @User....speaking of Pineapple..I think I need to stop by Bottle King and get me a refill. Kids got Trunk or Treat tonight...I need some elixir for the cold. Last year them yts had red solo cups, on the school ground...let me go with a red solo cup and see what happens...they bastids too...

    • http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2011/12/jersey_citys_prince_the_pimp_d.html User Friendly

      Bottle King and get me a refill. Kids got Trunk or Treat
      ______________

      i dont know what any of this means :lol:

    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypRKb0xKVQ8 VDot

      Nigga standing giraffe tall in that pic!

      ____________

      :rofl: :rofl:

    • PumpkinsMama

      Dat Pineapple Ciroc got coke in it :tea: :rofl: :eek:

    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypRKb0xKVQ8 VDot

      i dont know what any of this means :lol:

      ____________

      Me either? :no: :lol:

    • PumpkinsMama

      Hey Errrrrrybody! :waves:

    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypRKb0xKVQ8 VDot

      :waves: PM! I still haven't tried that pineapple ciroc. So it's good?

    • bama_n_jersey

      @VDot and @User I didn't know what a trunk or treat was either, until we got up here in these parts of town

      Pineapple Ciroc..Bottle King (liquor store)…trunk or treat (some mess the yt folks made up to “safely” pass out candy for Halloween. My daughter thinks she one of them I believe…we be the only spots errwhere

    • PumpkinsMama

      Hey V Dot :kiss: No but 4 real go google it :eek: I thought they had pulled it. Several people tested positive for cocaine....

    • inter_loop

      I wish I had some of the President's social and political acumen (like that time when he calmly shut down a interviewer who asked if having Mrs. Robinson in the White House was like having a pet). BUT sometimes I think he's too PC. He needs a little of George Bush classic "no fs given".

      I would've just Skyped the former Ebola patient like, "Look America. She's doing ok."

    • Nikki gets it

      He like: Bish, don't get too close nah!