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Tuesday, January 20, 2009 - Page updated at 07:43 PM

"A new era": Videos document Obama's inauguration

Watching from the auditorium:

Students at Sylvester Middle School in Burien watch and react to Barack Obama's inauguration Tuesday morning.

Their first inauguration:

Students and parents gather at Graham Hill Elementary School in South Seattle to watch Obama's inauguration. Cheerful faces and small, clapping hands set the tone.

"Not enough words":

A crowd gathers at the Paramount Theater to watch Obama step into history. One delighted observer attempts to convey her sentiments.