Reactions Heard Around the World

Reactions Heard Around the World

Joy rang out around the nation and globe as Barack Obama took the presidential oath to become the 44th President of the United States.

In London, throngs of Obama supporters convened at the Texas Embassy to watch the inauguration.

People rejoiced in Obama, Japan where a commemorative Obama-labeled saki was developed.

And, of course, Obama’s hometown of Chicago was abuzz with excitement. Here, revelers watched the inauguration at Valois Cafeteria. The eatery is said to be Obama’s favorite breakfast spot.

Renita Burns is the editorial assistant at