Did This Girl's Letter Put Harriet Tubman On The $20?
Sofia sent President Obama a list of 12 suggestions for women she'd like to see on U.S. currency.By Katie Link | April 21, 2016
"A young girl wrote to ask, 'Why aren’t there any women on our currency?' And then she gave me like a long list of possible women to put on our dollar bills and quarters and stuff, which I thought was a pretty good idea," President Obama said.
That young girl President Obama was talking about is Sofia. At 9 years old, she sent a letter to the White House with a list of suggestions of women she’d like to see on U.S. currency. One of those suggestions: Harriet Tubman. OK, maybe she got her spelling wrong, but, come on, she was 9.