ALUMNUS BLOG: Sharing the Inaugural Experience from D.C. - Actually Being There for the Inauguration
January 23, 2009
Actually Being There for the Inauguration
by Alex Will '08
I always found it tacky when writers began their commentaries by exclaiming that "they didn't know where to start." I thought it to be a cheap way to introduce a piece, a cop-out for an inability to find a creative introduction. Maybe I felt that way because I had never been in a situation where I felt overcome by emotion. A moment so singularly powerful that words can't even begin to describe what you were feeling. I think I experienced that moment on January 20, 2009. Read more...