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November 5, 2008
Supporters around the world react to the election of Barack Obama

From Chicago to Sacramento, to Baltimore to Indonesia, to Paris to Times Square, supporters around the world react to the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States. (19 images)

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Veronica Kane , left, and Anna Jo Haynes, right, react to Obama's election during the Democratic party at the Sheraton Hotel on Tuesday night in Denver, Colo.   Rocky Mountain News / Preston Gannaway

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Vonda Jackson reacts after hearing results from television that Barack Obama has been elected President of the United States during a church service and viewing party at Bethel AME Church on Tuesday in Baltimore.  AP / Rob Carr

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A supporter of Democrat candidate Barack Obama reacts while watching results on TV during a US elections night party in Geneva, on November 4, 2008.  Barack Obama wrote a new chapter into US history becoming the first African-American elected president, capping a stunning rise which in just four years propelled him into the Oval Office.  AFP / Getty Images / Fabrice Coffrini

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Members of Democrats Abroad Korea and Obama supporters celebrate after Barack Obama swept to victory as the nation's first black President at the Orange tree on November 5, 2008 in Seoul, South Korea. South Koreans and Americans have been paying close attention to the U.S. presidential race between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain.  Getty Images / Chung Sung-Jun

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French and US supporters cheer as Barack Obama was declared the winner of the presidency of the United States of America, on November 05, 2008 in front of a bar in Paris.  AFP / Getty Images / Olivier Laban-Mattei

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Malik, the half-brother of U.S. President elect Barack Obama, is picked up by friends and family members as they celebrate Obama's victory in the U.S. election, at the family's homestead in Kogelo village, Kenya, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008. Barack Obama's Kenyan relatives erupted in cheers Wednesday, singing "We are going to the White House!" as Obama swept to victory as America's first black president.  AP / Matt Dunham

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An Indonesian schoolboy reacts to the announcement that Barack Obama had won the election for the U.S. Presidency Wednesday Nov. 5, 2008 at Obama's former school in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Throngs have packed plazas and pubs around the world to await U.S. elections results, many inspired by Barack Obama's promise of change amid a sense of relief that no matter who wins, the White House is changing hands.  AP / Ed Wray

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Supporters of President-elect Barack Obama celebrate Tuesday night  in Boulder, Colo.  Boulder Daily Camera / Paul Aiken

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Supporters of President-elect Barack Obama celebrate during a rally Tuesday in Tampa, Fla.  AP / Chris O'Meara

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A crowd gathered in Times Square reacts to Barack Obama's acceptance speech broadcast on screens Tuesday in New York.  AP / Julie Jacobson

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Supporters of Presidetnt-elect Barack Obama cheer ashis win in  the presidential election is announced  on television at the Idaho Democratic Party election headquarters in Boise, Idaho, Tuesday night.  The Idaho Statesman / Joe Jaszewski

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People celebrate the victory of President-elect Barack Obama in Manhattan's Union Square on Tuesday in New York.  AP / Jason DeCrow

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Supporters cheer on CNN live reports that Obama is winning some states to see Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama at an election night rally in Chicago's Grant Park on Tuesday.  Chicago Tribune / Jose M. Osorio

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Barack Obama supporters celebrate at Hyde Park Hair Salon where President-elect Barack Obama gets his hair cut on the south side of Chicago on Tuesday. AP / Paul Beaty

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Obama supporters celebrate the election of Barack Obama as the new president of the U.S. outside the Sheraton in Denver, Colo., on Tuesday.   Rocky Mountain News / Chris Schneider

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Barack Obama supporters celebrate at Hyde Park Hair Salon where Barack Obama gets his hair cut on the south side of Chicago on Tuesday, after Obama won the Presidential election.  AP / Paul Beaty

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Barack Obama supporters celebrate in the Raddison Grand Ballroom in Sacramento after the closing of the west coast polls - and a sure win for Obama Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. Randy Pench / rpench@sacbee.com

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President-elect Barack Obama, right, hugs Vice president-elect Joe Biden during their election night party at Grant Park in Chicago on Tuesday night.  AP / Alex Brandon

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The Rev. Jesse Jackson gets emotional as the election results are announced in favor of Democratic candidate Barack Obama in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, November 4, 2008, where Barack Obama is having his election night festivities.  MCT / Olivier Douliery


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