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'The time has come'

Before vast crowd, Obama takes office with call to remake nation

Barack Hussein Obama, alongside his wife, Michelle, was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States yesterday by Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. Barack Hussein Obama, alongside his wife, Michelle, was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States yesterday by Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
By Scott Helman and Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / January 21, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Barack Hussein Obama was inaugurated yesterday as the nation's 44th president, seizing the historic moment to invoke the "price and the promise of citizenship" and demand the participation of all Americans in restoring the country to greatness. (Full article: 1305 words)

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