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In Photos: Inauguration Day

Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017. Here's how the day unfolded.
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Dawn breaks behind the Capitol Dome as last minute preparations continue for swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, Jan. 20, 2017.
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Dawn breaks behind the Capitol Dome as last minute preparations continue for swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, Jan. 20, 2017.

Rev. Luis Leon greets President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania as they arrive for a church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church across from the White House in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017, on Donald Trump's inauguration day.
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Rev. Luis Leon greets President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania as they arrive for a church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church across from the White House in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017, on Donald Trump's inauguration day.

Vice President-elect Mike Pence and his wife Karen are greeted by. Rev. Luis Leon as they arrive for a church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church across from the White House in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017, on Donald Trump's inauguration day.
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Vice President-elect Mike Pence and his wife Karen are greeted by. Rev. Luis Leon as they arrive for a church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church across from the White House in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017, on Donald Trump's inauguration day.

President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017, before the start of presidential inaugural festivities for the incoming 45th President of the United States Donald Trump.
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President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017, before the start of presidential inaugural festivities for the incoming 45th President of the United States Donald Trump.

President Barack Obama kisses first lady Michelle Obama as they await for the arrival of President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania, Jan. 20, 2017, at the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama kisses first lady Michelle Obama as they await for the arrival of President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania, Jan. 20, 2017, at the White House in Washington.

A Trump supporter dressed as "Uncle Sam" in head-to-toe red, white and blue awaits Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo: B. Allen / VOA)
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A Trump supporter dressed as "Uncle Sam" in head-to-toe red, white and blue awaits Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo: B. Allen / VOA)

Young Trump supporters await Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo: B. Allen / VOA)
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Young Trump supporters await Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo: B. Allen / VOA)

Spectators wait in the rain on the National Mall in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017, before the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump.
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Spectators wait in the rain on the National Mall in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017, before the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump.

Crowds gather on the Mall ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo: B. Allen / VOA)
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Crowds gather on the Mall ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo: B. Allen / VOA)

View of U.S. Capitol hours before Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th American president in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo: B. Allen / VOA)
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View of U.S. Capitol hours before Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th American president in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo: B. Allen / VOA)

Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sit in the rain waiting for the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States to begin during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017.
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Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sit in the rain waiting for the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States to begin during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017.

Close-up view of Silver Gate ticket to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo: B. Allen / VOA)
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Close-up view of Silver Gate ticket to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, Jan. 20, 2017. (Photo: B. Allen / VOA)

Early crowds lined up at the Silver Gate for today's presidential inauguration ceremony for Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. January 20, 2017 (B. Allen / VOA)
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Early crowds lined up at the Silver Gate for today's presidential inauguration ceremony for Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. January 20, 2017 (B. Allen / VOA)

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