Aftermath

Aftermath - Michael Samuels 11/11/08 SMPA 110W Doyle The...

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Michael Samuels 11/11/08 SMPA 110W Doyle The Aftermath The joy and jubilation of thousands of young voters filled the streets outside the White House mere minutes after President-Elect Barack Obama gave his victory speech in Chicago. Students and adults alike fled their residences and headed straight for the White House to celebrate history in the making. Chants of “Yes we can, yes we can!” and “Obama, Obama, Obama” rang through the air. For many, this was a defining moment, something they only dreamed about. “I wished for this moment, and I knew in my heart Barack Obama would be our next President, but I was worried and tried not to get my hopes up and now it was all worth it” said George Washington University Senior Scott Leibowitz. Champagne cheers were replaced with hugs and kisses. While a blurry line between intoxication and happiness existed, the feelings of many couldn’t be contained. “A girl asked me to take a picture of her and an Obama manikin and next thing
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