He didn’t have a ticket to the Inauguration. He didn’t have an official assignment from the Times. Bill Cunningham just got on a train and went to Washington. He stayed on the street, where he had freedom to move and take it all in. At the moment Barack Obama put his hand on Lincoln’s Bible to swear the oath of office, Cunningham witnessed what he calls “a gospel miracle.” See and listen to his On the Street photo essay.
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