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Oct. 16, 2009, 11:21 p.m.
Deborah Sheffield of Norfolk, Va., wipes tears from her eyes as she stands in the National Mall during the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

Photo: Carolyn Kaster/AP

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A day for tears

Deborah Sheffield of Norfolk, Va., wipes tears from her eyes as she stands in the National Mall during the inauguration of President Barack Obama. "This is for my mother and my grandmother," Sheffield said.