A mother of two from Michigan, whose bleak prospects prompted a note from President Barack Obama promising "things will keep getting better", has sold the memento for $7,000.

A 28—year—old mother of two whose bleak prospects and resilient attitude prompted a handwritten note from President Barack Obama promising “things will keep getting better” has sold the memento for $7,000.

Jennifer Cline of Monroe, Michigan, received Mr. Obama’s two—sentence note in January after writing him a letter detailing her family’s situation. The former pharmacy technician has been unemployed since losing her job in 2007 and she suffers from skin cancer.

Ms. Cline tells WJBK—TV she sold the note because she and her husband want to buy a home, and that her family is more important than a piece of paper.

Jason Cline tells The Detroit News his wife remains an Obama supporter.

The autograph collector who bought the note hopes it fetches $18,000.

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