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Slow and steady wins the race (Staff Blog)


By Jessica JordanIf you wish you were here in Washington to be able to experience this moment in history for yourself, let this nugget of truth console you: Wait for it, wait for it, ok, still waiting for it... Yeah, that's what it's like being here.Wait for a ticket to get onto the metro train, wait for the metro train, wait for a seat on the metro train. Oh dang, I took the wrong train. ...

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Last updated 5 years, 6 months ago.
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Stork Parking: Baa + Rock (Staff Blog)


Sorry, I'm not in Washington for the Inauguration. But since this blog is inauguration related, I add it here.Long story short, I ordered a cute little T-shirt for sofia to wear Tuesday for Inauguration Day.  I was pretty psyched about it, and even paid extra for fast shipping so it would get here on time. As of Saturday, I still hadn't received it, and when I tracked the package, turns out it supposedly was left ...

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Last updated 5 years, 6 months ago.
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diana's DC Daze


With three friends we left Gainesville on Sunday night and drove straight thru to DC. At this point, I am going into my 39th hour without sleep...!
We had a great day. After finding our bearings we went into DC to pick up our tickets for the Inauguration from Congressman Nathan Deal. We stood in line for almost 2 hours joking, sharing stories and becoming friends with people from Ohio, NY, Florida and Colorado. ...

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Last updated 5 years, 6 months ago.
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Celebrating MLK


January 19, 2009

To borrow a phrase from Bono, “It’s a Beautiful Day, Don’t Let It Slip Away! Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday / Holiday has been a National Day of Service since 1994. This is how we spent it this year.

We slept in this morning… until 8:00 a.m. Today we would not be cold. Four layers for warmth was double yesterday’s uniform. It's lightly snowing today! By ...

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Last updated 5 years, 6 months ago.
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Day 2: From the Eyes of an 8th Grader


Sunday – January 18, 2009

The Inauguration from the Eyes of an 8th Grader – Day 2

Today was an early day. We got up around 6 so that we could get ready for the day before we went to breakfast.

We left from breakfast and went to the White House where we learned about the history of the building and the places around it. It ...

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Last updated 5 years, 6 months ago.
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