Obama Will Help 9/11 Teen Meet Justin Bieber
Payton Wall's father died in World Trade Center
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted May 5, 2011 5:41 PM CDT
President Obama meets with Avery Wall, left, and Payton Wall, whose father died in the 9/11 attacks.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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(Newser) – The leader of the free world has a phone call to make to a certain teen idol. President Obama today promised a teen whose father died inside the World Trade Center that he'd help her meet Justin Bieber, reports DNAinfo. "He told us he knows Justin," said 14-year-old Payton Wall, who met the president with her family at today's wreath-laying ceremony. Her dad, Glen Wall, worked at Cantor Fitzgerald in Tower 1.

Payton wrote to the president previously and today got to greet him in person. "I was practicing my handshake all day, but he gave me a hug," she said. Click for more.