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Sunday at the Lincoln Memorial

1/19/2009, 6:54 a.m.
Capture the Moment - January 18, 2009.
      Thousands brave the cold for hours to witness a history making day. Many arrived as early as 2:30 in the morning to ensure that they a good place in line.

      The gates did not open until 8:00am and once the gates opened, the National Mall grew from hundreds to thousands within in hour. Some people in the crowd were upset that they waited hours to get into the secure area of the National Mall with hopes of seeing President-elect Obama in person only to learn that they had to view the entire program via Jumbotron.
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      Thousands brave the cold for hours to witness a history making day. Many arrived as early as 2:30 in the morning to ensure that they a good place in line.

      The gates did not open until 8:00am and once the gates opened, the National Mall grew from hundreds to thousands within in hour. Some people in the crowd were upset that they waited hours to get into the secure area of the National Mall with hopes of seeing President-elect Obama in person only to learn that they had to view the entire program via Jumbotron.