A Look Back at the 2009 Inauguration Ceremony

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  • Barack Obama, Inauguration Day
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A Mighty Oath

Joined by wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia, Obama takes the oath of office as the 44th president of the United States, becoming the nation's first Black president. (Photo: REUTERS/Chuck Kennedy/Pool)