An Era of Responsibility : A Note From the Inauguration

January 21, 2009

Yesterday, I was privileged to be one among millions who witnessed the Inauguration of President Barack Obama and the peaceful transition of power in our democracy. This was a pilgrimage that family and friends and I have been participating in for nearly every inauguration since coming to Washington for college at Georgetown University and making the Washington area our home. We started out early from my home in Virginia at 4:30 a.m., walking to the Metro subway in the quiet darkness. As we walked, others emerged, including neighbors bundled in parkas, carrying the American flag. From the vantage point of … Continue reading An Era of Responsibility : A Note From the Inauguration