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These Kingman Academy of Learning students are pictured during a special meeting at school Wednesday evening before heading out to Washington D.C. Saturday to visit historical sites and see Barack Obama sworn in as the 44th president of the United States on Tuesday.

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Countless millions worldwide will watch on Tuesday as Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States. But while the vast majority will observe the historic event from the comfort of their homes, a handful of students from the Kingman Academy of Learning will be there in person.Early this Saturday, 27 eighth- and ninth-graders from the Academy's middle and high school will board a plane to Washington, where they will spend the next several days touring the town's museums, seeing its monuments and witnessing history being made.

By James Chilton January 16, 2009
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