Obama's inauguration

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President Barack Obama waves after being sworn in

President Obama begins his second term in office. See gallery

President Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, waves after being sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on the West Front of the Capitol.

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President Obama receives the oath of office

President Obama receives the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts as first lady Michelle holds the bible at the ceremonial swearing-in.

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President Obama watches as his Vice President Joe Biden is sworn in

President Obama watches as Vice President Joe Biden is sworn in.

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A tribute for King

Bernice King, center right, and Christine King Farris, center left, the daughter and sister of Martin Luther King Jr., applaud while watching a broadcast of President Barack Obama's inauguration following the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday commemorative service at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Monday.

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Singing choir

The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir performs at the ceremonial swearing-in for President Obama at the U.S. Capitol.  

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Close up

First lady Michelle Obama waits for the ceremony to begin.

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Cheers for Obama

People attend the swearing-in ceremony for President Obama as they stand on the National Mall.

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Beyoncé sings for the president

Singer Beyoncé performs the national anthem during the presidential inauguration. 

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On the giant screen for the public

President Obama is seen on a Jumbotron during inauguration.

 

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Presidential curtain

President Obama arrives for his swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol.

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Inauguration speech

President Barack Obama speaks after his swearing-in.

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President Barack Obama greeted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton

President Barack Obama is greeted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton for his ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol.

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In the halls of the Capitol

President Obama is directed as he arrives on Capitol Hill for his swearing-in.

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First lady arrives

First lady Michelle Obama arrives on Capitol Hill.

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Aerial view

President Barack Obama addresses the crowd during his inauguration.

 

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President Barack Obama's daughters arrive

President Barack Obama's daughters Malia Obama, left, and Sasha Obama arrive on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, for the Presidential Barack Obama's ceremonial swearing-in ceremony during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. 

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Flag parade

President Obama supporters wave American flags on the National Mall in Washington before his ceremonial swearing-in.

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American hats for the president

President Obama supporters wait on the National Mall before his ceremonial swearing-in.

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Going to church with the family

President Obama waves as he walks with his daughters Sasha and Malia, first lady Michelle Obama and mother-in-law Marian Robinson, to St. John's Church in Washington.

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Ready Mr. VP

Vice President Joe Biden pulls off his scarf as he arrives at St. John's Church in Washington.

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Citizens wait for the president

President Barack Obama supporters arrive on the National Mall in Washington.

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On guard for the president

Members of the military prepare for the inauguration at sunrise on the U.S. Capitol's West Front in Washington, Monday.

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