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January 21, 2013

Term II: U.S. must help poor, elderly, Obama says

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WASHINGTON —

 
"I thought I was early last time, but I obviously wasn't early enough," she said.
 
By 8 a.m. thousands of people were also waiting in security lines that stretched a block to gain access to the spots along the parade route that were accessible to the general public without a special ticket.
 
The cold weather was easily tolerated by Marie-France Lemaine of Montreal, who received the trip to the inaugural as a birthday present from her husband. She headed up an Obama advocacy group in Quebec that cheered on the president from north of the border.
 
"The American president affects the rest of the world," she said.

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