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Obama inaugural balls top off historic day

Image: Obamas at the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball
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“At Last” may have been just what President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle were thinking as they glided through their first inaugural dance to the Etta James classic. It began a magical night of celeb-studded balls in the District. Full story  |    Slide show: Presidential party


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