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EAST HARTFORD--A big leader and a little leader joined forces on Friday for a fun visit.

Gov. Dan Malloy visited this year's kid governor, Elena Tipton, at the Thomas O'Connell Elementary School in East Hartford on Friday to get a tour of her school.

She may be little, but Tipton is fierce, and ready for a future in politics.

"I'm going to be president, watch out Hillary Clinton," she exclaimed!

She also talked about how Malloy's own struggles with speech have inspired her.

"I thought about how when he was younger he some learning disabilities and I thought wow it must have been hard for him to overcome those," she said.

The governor discussed Tipton's campaign for kidness with her and her leadership team.

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