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Across county, residents celebrate historic event

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on January 20, 2009 2:27 PM

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Charmeine Turner, 50, records President Barack Obama's inauguration speech on her cell phone on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009 at the Rebuilding Broken Places in Goldsboro.

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Lorinzo Barrett, left, and Jerome Freeman watch Tuesday's inauguration ceremonies while sitting in McDonald's on Berkeley Boulevard.

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Laverne Holder wipes tears away from her eyes as she watches Barack Obama be sworn in at the 44th president of the United States, while celebrating at Rebuilding Broken Places in .

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Jazmin Turner, left, 11, and Emani Powell, right, 11, pray for President Barack Obama with a group of about 30 people at Rebuilding Broken Places today.

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Carrie Faison, 75, sits alone and prays at Rebuilding Broken Places in Goldsboro as Barack Obama takes the oath of office, becoming the nation's 44th president and first black commander-in-chief.

Ignoring the snow that fell throughout Wayne County Tuesday, about 30 people braved the icy roads to celebrate together at Rebuilding Broken Places as President Barack Obama took his historic oath of office. For many of them, Obama becoming...

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