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US presidential swearing-in ceremony rehearsal

2009-01-12 06:17:50 GMT2009-01-12 14:17:50 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Army Staff Sgt Derrick Brooks, stands in for President-elect Barack Obama during a rehearsal for the inaugural swearing in ceremonies as he stands with Navy Yeoman 1st Class LaSean McCray (2nd L) standing in for Michelle Obama, Gianna Samora-Nixon standing in for Sasha Obama (2nd R) and Dominique Sewell standing in for Malia Obama (R) on the West Front of the US Capitol in Washington, January 11, 2009. [Agencies]

Army Staff Sgt Derrick Brooks (L) stands in for President-elect Barack Obama and Army Spc Nicholas Rupple, representing Vice President-elect Joe Biden, salute during a rehearsal for the inaugural swearing-in ceremonies on the West Front of the Capitol Building in Washington, January 11, 2009. Barack Obama is scheduled to be sworn-in as the 44th President of the United States on January 20. [Agencies]

Army Staff Sgt Derrick Brooks (L) stands in for President-elect Barack Obama during a rehearsal for the inaugural swearing-in ceremonies as he stands with Navy Yeoman 1st Class LaSean McCray (2nd L), representing Michelle Obama, Dominique Sewell (2nd R) standing in for Malia Obama and Gianna Samora-Nixon (R) standing in for Sasha Obama, on the West Front of the US Capitol in Washington, January 11, 2009. [Agencies]

A general view of the US Capitol's West Front is shown during a rehearsal for the inauguration ceremony for US President-elect Barack Obama in Washington, January 11, 2009. Obama is scheduled to be sworn-in as 44th United States President at a ceremony on January 20. [Agencies]

Army Staff Sgt Derrick Brooks (2nd L), standing in for US President-elect Barack Obama and Navy Yeoman 1st Class LaSean McCray (L), representing Michelle Obama watch on as a military parade passes by them on the East Front US Capitol Building in Washington, January 11, 2009 during a rehearsal for Obama's inauguration ceremonies. After being sworn-in as 44th President of the United States, Obama will review a military parade before travelling in a motorcade to the White House.

A rehearsal for the inaugural swearing-in ceremonies of US President-elect Barack Obama was held on the West Front of the US Capitol in Washington, the US, January 11, 2009.

Barack Obama is scheduled to be sworn-in as the 44th President of the United States on January 20.

(Agencies)

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