“Let each of us now embrace, with solemn duty and awesome joy, what is our lasting birthright. With common effort and common purpose, with passion and dedication, let us answer the call of history, and carry into an uncertain future that precious light of freedom.” – President Obama, Inauguration address
In case you missed it, here’s a look back at Inauguration Day 2013 in pictures– from Obama’s remarkable swearing-in ceremony to a beautiful first dance with our First Lady.
The First Family’s First Sighting
Photos courtesy of Getty Images/Reuters