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Central Ohioans Celebrate President Barack Obama’s Inauguration

Bishop Watterson students watch Barack Obama take the inaugural stage to become the nation's first African-American president.
January 20, 2009

In workplaces, schools and at homes, Central Ohioans stopped what they were doing to witness history. WOSU reporters watched the inauguration with three groups of people. WOSU’s Sam Hendren leads off our coverage. He watched the ceremony at the Martin Luther King Center on Columbus’ Mount Vernon Avenue.