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Nearly 1 million fill National Mall for Presidential Inauguration

Posted: 9:27 AM, Jan 21, 2013
Updated: 2013-01-21 10:42:50-05

WASHINGTON, D.C. (PIX11) – A day after formally beginning his second term, President Barack Obama on Monday takes part in the full trappings of his inauguration by reciting the oath of office in front of a crowd expected to number between 800,000 and 900,000 people.

The nation’s first African-American president also will become only the 17th U.S. leader to deliver a second inaugural address before leading the traditional parade up Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House.