By Mika Rekai - Monday, January 21, 2013 - 0 Comments
Mika Rekai reports on the spirit of the crowd furthest away from the Capitol building
In 2009, Washington D.C. prepared for hundreds of thousands of people to descend on the nation’s capital to celebrate Obama’s first inauguration. When over two million arrived, pouring into every corner of the National Mall, the mood was often described as “electric”. After an unprecedented campaign, hope and change had arrived in the United States, and people were holding their breath to see what this new president could do.