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President Barack Obama receives the oath of office during the 57th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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First Lady Michelle Obama arrives during the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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Jay-Z and Beyonce arrive at the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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Sasha and Malia Obama arrive for the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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President Barack Obama pauses with his family at the top of the stairs of the U.S. Capitol after at the ceremonial swearing-in during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.
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To kick off the first inaugural reception at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., the FLOTUS did so in a dazzling Michael Kors cocktail number.
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President Barack Obama, accompanied by his daughters Sasha and Malia, First lady Michelle Obama and mother-in-law Marian Robinson, waves as they arrive at St. John's Church for a church service in Washington, D.C.
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Kerry Washington attends the Daily Beast Bi-Partisan Inauguration Brunch at Cafe Milano in Washington, D.C.
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Taraji P. Henson attends the Creative Coalition: Night Before Dinner at Mari Vanna DC in Washington, D.C.
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Angela Bassett and Common attend the Common and Kenny Burns 2013 Inaugural Kick Off Party in Washington, D.C.
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LeToya Luckett, Rockmond Dunbar and Wililam Murphy present an award at the 28th Annual Stellar Awards Show at Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Angela Simmons attends the Hip Hop Inaugural Ball II at Harman Center for the Arts in Washington, D.C.
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La La Anthony attends the Hip Hop Inaugural Ball II at Harman Center for the Arts in Washington, D.C.
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Marsha Ambrosius attends the Hip Hop Inaugural Ball II at Harman Center for the Arts in Washington, D.C.
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Tatyana Ali attends Planned Parenthood & Rock the Vote 2013 Inauguration Party in Washington, D,C.
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Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez
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Keri Hilson leaves Shamrock Tattoo in Los Angeles.
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Alicia Keys smiles during a trip to Park City, Utah.
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Jennifer Hudson takes a stroll through Park City, Utah.
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