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'We seek a new way forward,' Obama says

'We seek a new way forward,' Obama says

America's leader takes office - stewardship of an uncertain world with a promise that a different political age has dawned.

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Former US president George W Bush applauds as US President Barack Obama waves after being sworn in Tuesday as the 44th US president in Washington. In his often sombre inaugural address, President Obama avoided crowd-rousing oratory, emphasising instead the importance of hard work in the face of tough times.


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