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Locals in nation's capital to see president inauguration

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Folks from right here in our area up in the nation's capital.

This group stopped by Congressman Jack Kingston's office to pick up their tickets for the big event Monday. Then spent the day taking in the sites. Some of those in the group got the chance to be at President Obama's first inauguration and they this one is just a significant.

"I cannot tell you how excited and how important this is for me. Being from Georgia and growing up in Alabama and standing here in front of the White House on this day on the eve of the second inaugural ceremony for President Barack Obama," says Herman Scott.

Gregory Higgins states, "I just think it's going to be a great, great time and a great occasion. And it coincides with MLK and the first black president, so I'm very proud the be an american, because this is the greatest country in the world."

You can watch the inauguration ceremony right here on WTOC beginning at 9am.

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