At 5:30 AM on inauguration day – in a haze of sleep deprivation and anticipation – Audrey and I parted. She headed to the inaugural parade staging area to join the Peace Corps contingent and I, with a Pennsylvania Ave and 10th Street press pass in hand, headed toward the parade route.
Before we share our stories, we offer a taste of our 2009 Presidential Inauguration experiences in images.
Article Series - 2009 Presidential Inauguration
- Inauguration Day Images
- Inauguration Day, She Said: Peace Corps on Parade
- The Inauguration, He Said: Of Mobs and Men