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VCU Community Members Witness Historic Inauguration

By Mark Coffman and Nurah Majeed
VCU InSight

RICHMOND, Va — While the rest of the country watched on TV, some members of the VCU community braved the crowds and chilly temperatures to attend the recent inauguration of President Barack Obama.

Shannon Williams, a graphic designer at Founders Hall, said she had been waiting for this day since she was a little girl. As an African American woman, Williams said the inauguration had special significance to her and her family.

 

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