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Sporting a hat peppered with Obama pins and a doll, Dr. Donald Torver, who traveled from San Francisco for the ocassion, looks out from his elevated perch by the Washington Monument at 6am on the day of Barack Obama's historic Presidential inauguration on January 20, 2009. An estimated two million people flocked to Washington D.C. for the ceremony, enduring freezing temperatures to witness Obama take the oath of office becoming the first African-American to become President, the 44th in the history of the U.S. 
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Sporting a hat peppered with Obama pins and a doll, Dr. Donald Torver, who traveled from San Francisco for the ocassion, looks out from his elevated perch by the Washington Monument at 6am on the day of Barack Obama's historic Presidential inauguration on January 20, 2009.  An estimated two million people flocked to Washington D.C. for the ceremony, enduring freezing temperatures to witness Obama take the oath of office becoming the first African-American to become President, the 44th in the history of the U.S.