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In pictures: Obama sworn in for second term

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A crowd gathers in front of the Capitol before the start of Inauguration Day ceremonies in Washington, Jan. 21, 2013. President Barack Obama renewed his oath of office just before midday Monday, ceremonially marking the beginning of another four years in the White House.

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Spectators react on the National Mall during the 57th inauguration ceremonies for U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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Tiffany Blanchett (L) hugs her daughter Aliyah Dowdy on the National Mall in Washington.

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A woman sells newspapers with a picture of U.S. President Barack Obama on the National Mall.

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U.S. President Barack Obama is directed as he arrives at the Senate carriage entrance for the presidential inauguration.

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U.S. President Barack Obama (C) pauses with his escorts before walking through the Lower West Terrace Door of the U.S. Capitol to begin swearing-in ceremony.

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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administers the oath of office to U.S. President Barack Obama as first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha look on.

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U.S. President Barack Obama takes the oath from U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts as Obama's family looks.

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U.S. President Barack Obama recites his oath of office as first lady Michelle Obama looks on during swearing-in ceremonies on the West front of the U.S Capitol.

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Sasha, Malia and First Lady Michelle Obama before the swearing-in ceremonies.

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U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with former President Jimmy Carter next to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton.

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his inaugural address during swearing-in ceremonies on the West front of the U.S Capitol.

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his inaugural address during swearing-in ceremonies on the West front of the U.S Capitol.

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Kelly Clarkson waves after singing "My Country 'Tis of Thee" during swearing-in ceremonies for U.S. President Barack Obama.

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Beyonce sings the “Star Spangled Banner” as President Barack Obama and Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) listen.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Malia (C) and Sasha cheer as Beyonce returns to her seat after singing the “Star Spangled Banner”.

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U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd after being sworn in as First lady Michelle Obama looks on.

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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) arrives back at the White House with First Lady Michelle Obama and Michelle Obama's mother Marian Robinson (R) in Washington.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend the Inaugural Luncheon in Statuary Hall after his ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol.

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US Army Military District of Washington Major General Michael L. Linnington, Commander JFHQ National Capitol Region (C) is flanked by US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden as they review troops with Congressional leaders.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk along Pennsylvania Avenue towards the White House.

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A woman listens on the National Mall during the 57th inauguration ceremonies for U.S. President Barack Obama.

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The Washington Monument on Inauguration Day in Washington.

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