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15 Hours, 4 Flights Get 107 to D.C.

It took more than 15 hours and four separate flights for all 107 Centerville Junior High School students and chaperones to travel from California's Bay Area to the District last night and today. After school yesterday, the group met at...

By Washington Post Editors | January 17, 2009; 03:38 PM ET | Comments (2)

Faces in the Crowd: Caitlin Ross

Six hundred thirty-four days ago, Caitlin Ross first stenciled Barack Obama's name on a poster before a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In five more, she'll stand on the Mall and watch him be sworn in as president. The 21-year-old...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 15, 2009; 05:47 PM ET | Comments (0)

Faces in the Crowd: David Rupert

David Ruppert grew up in Detroit, where cars and politics were family staples. His father was a Chrysler lineman and active in the United Auto Workers union. Ruppert remembers riding through city streets in his father's Chrysler New Yorker and...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 13, 2009; 07:06 PM ET | Comments (0)

Faces in the Crowd: Gulshan Gachoke

When a Barack Obama campaign volunteer offered to help Gulshan Gachoke attend the Sikh Inaugural Ball in Washington, her response was: What is an inaugural ball? Although it has been more than 30 years since Gachoke and her husband left...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | January 12, 2009; 11:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

Faces in the Crowd: "Granny Gobama"

A recurring feature introducing people who plan to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama. Lois Jeavons. (Family Photo.) Name: Lois Jeavons, or "Granny Gobama" Age: 85 Residence: Ventura, Calif. Profession: Retired Getting to Washington: Jeavons is scheduled to fly to...

By Washington Post Editors | January 9, 2009; 10:10 AM ET | Comments (1)

Faces in the Crowd

A recurring feature introducing people who plan to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama. Name: Michele King Age: 35 Residence: Chicago Profession: Business manager at a public access television station Getting to Washington: King and three friends have rented an...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | December 24, 2008; 12:23 PM ET | Comments (0)

Faces in the Crowd

A recurring feature introducing people who plan to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama. Name: Professor Rich Holtzman and 17 students from Bryant University. (pictured: top row left to right: Holtzman, Heather Miller (freshman), Tom Houlihan (junior), Alexandra Coe (sophomore),...

By David A Nakamura | December 19, 2008; 07:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Faces in the Crowd

A recurring feature introducing people who plan to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama. Name: Beth Tarini Age: 33 Residence: Ann Arbor, Mich. Profession: Pediatrician and health policy researcher at the University of Michigan Getting to Washington: Flying from Detroit...

By David A Nakamura | December 11, 2008; 02:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

Faces in the Crowd

A recurring feature introducing people who plan to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama. Name: Rashad Brown (pictured with author and professor Cornell West) Age: 23 Residence: Tallahassee, Fla. Profession: Recently graduated from Florida A&M University with master's in education...

By David A Nakamura | December 9, 2008; 08:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

Faces in the Crowd

A recurring feature introducing people who plan to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama. Who: Kriss and Debbie Gang (pictured at right with Rashmi Bhalla and Sam Saltz [middle], who stayed with them while volunteering for the Obama campaign during...

By David A Nakamura | November 25, 2008; 10:43 AM ET | Comments (1)

Faces in the Crowd

A recurring feature introducing people who plan to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama. Name: Sabrina Russo Age: 26 Residence: Living in London since 2005; born in Raleigh, N.C.; also lived in Europe. Profession: Public relations consultant at London-based corporate...

By David A Nakamura | November 19, 2008; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Faces in the Crowd

A recurring feature introducing people who plan to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama. Names: Jamie Elizabeth Terry, Nelson C. Anthony, and twin sons Canann and Coulson Ages: Terry, 46; Anthony, 53; Canaan and Coulson, 11 Residence: Pearland, Texas (suburb...

By David A Nakamura | November 17, 2008; 09:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Faces in the Crowd

A recurring feature introducing people who plan to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama. Name: Allie Thomas Age: 38 Residence: Oakland, Calif. Profession: Graduate school researcher/second-year PhD student at University of California-Berkeley Getting to Washington: Thomas will be in Beijing,...

By David A Nakamura | November 11, 2008; 11:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

 
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