Photos | 12 surprising facts about the Inauguration
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In less than a week, President Obama will stand before the nation and once again swear the oath that commits him to four years in America's highest office. It will be the 57th presidential inauguration in the country's 236-year history.
Read on to find out about the traditions and intricacies of this historic ceremony. As you go through, ask yourself, did you know...