Austin Watches Inauguration With Enthusiasm

By: ralphbarrera

Jan 20 2009

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Category: Photojournalism

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Aperture:f/3.5
Focal Length:28mm
ISO:1250
Shutter:1/100 sec
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark II N

Fifth graders from Andrews elementary school in AISD in northeast Austin watch the Inauguration of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States and the country’s first African-American elected to the office. From left, Daria Howard cradles her biography book, Anthony Mathis, 11, sports his favorite Obama t-shirt, and Mariah Malone, 10, listens intently to his speech, during the ceremony carried live on CNN and every other network.

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Brandy Miller, 10, left, and Daria Howard, 10, right, salute the American flag during the playing of the National Anthem.

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And then celebrate with high-fives after he officially takes the oath of office.

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Mariah Malone, 10, jumps for joy after experiencing the monumental occasion with her classmates.

photo by Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman

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2 comments on “Austin Watches Inauguration With Enthusiasm”

  1. The inauguration ceremony // after party looked like quite a get-together — i’m sorry i missed it

  2. I love the photo of the two girls saluting!


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