It was a sight so impressive that our newly-sworn-in President of the United States, Barack Obama, turned around to have one last look as he made his way into the Capitol building following his inaugural address on January 20. From his vantage point high up on the Capitol steps, he looked out at the Washington Mall, from the Capitol Building to the Washington Monument all the way to the Lincoln Memorial, where there was a mass of humanity, more than 800,000 strong, waving American flags and cheering. It was an impressive sight indeed, a “proud to be an American” moment for sure.
And somewhere in the midst of that massive crowd was 15-year-old Michael Bove of Mechanicville. What was it like to be there?
“Amazing!” says Michael.
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