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Tomorrow, Tuesday January 20th, 2009 will go down as one of the greatest triumphs in American History and we at Bonzobox hope you participate in one way or another on this historic day. Barrack Obama will be sworn into office as the first African American United States President. Millions plan to flock into the streets of Washington D.C. to witness this historic 56th presidential inauguration. As support for the Obama presidency continues to grow you can expect nothing less than to see millions of Americans with smiles on their faces. Obama will swear his oath as president on the bible that was last used at the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861. He is expect to deliver a confident speech which will address issues from the War in Iraq to the state of the economy. His speech will recognize the importance of unity and Obama will reassure the American People that the United States is in good hands. Parades, balls, and other festive events will occur as America celebrates it’s new leader. The Schedule of events is as follows:

11:30 am ET – The inauguration ceremony will begin. Barrack Obama will be sworn in as president accompanied by his family as will Vice President Joe Biden. Following the ceremony Obama and Biden’s family will have a luncheon.

2:30 pm ET – The inauguration parade will begin headed down Pennsylvania Avenenue. The parade will start at the United States Capitol building and end at the White house. Obama and his family will ride alongside the parade in an armored Cadillac nicknamed “The Beast”

7:00 pm ET – President Obama will put on the first ever Neighborhood ball. Musical performances will include: Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Faith Hill ,Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Shakira, Stevie Wonder and Nick Cannon. The neighborhood ball will be aired on ABC.

At Bonzobox we hope you participate in watching/attending this historic day in American history. For More information on the 56th inauguration, please add the website http://www.pic2009.org/content/home/ to your BonzoBox Dashboard!