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The Inauguration of President Barack H. Obama

The 57th presidential inauguration, held in Washington D.C., is a week of festivities that include the presidential swearing-in ceremony, inaugural address, inaugural parade and numerous inaugural balls and galas honoring the elected President of the United States. The official theme for the 2013 inauguration is "Faith in America's Future," commemorating the United States' perseverance and unity, marking the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the placement of the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol dome in 1863.

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