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Inauguration: Like being there: Teacher shows students video of trip to Capitol

Del Rio Elementary School students watch a video slideshow Friday January 23, 2009, of the inauguration of President Barak Obama, a presentation that teacher Patti LaFleur took and prepared for the schoolwide broadcast.(Top left and bottom right)

Steve and Patti Allen-LaFleur, bottom left, pose for a photo in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in the days before the inauguration on Jan. 20. Top right, the crowd near the Capitol.

Del Rio Elementary School students watch a video slideshow Friday January 23, 2009, of the inauguration of President Barak Obama, a presentation that teacher Patti LaFleur took and prepared for the schoolwide broadcast.(Top left and bottom right) Steve and Patti Allen-LaFleur, bottom left, pose for a photo in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in the days before the inauguration on Jan. 20. Top right, the crowd near the Capitol.

Del Rio Elementary School students and staff watched a video slideshow Friday of the Jan. 20 Inauguration of President Barak Obama. Fifth-graders had the following comments about watching the video broadcast schoolwide by Patti Allen-LaFleur, the computer teacher and TV broadcast teacher at the school. The video was about Allen-Fleur and her husband Steve's trip to U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Brittany Hubbard

"When I was watching the slide show, I thought about what it would feel like to live in those states and how cold it would be and I wondered if some of those people were poor."

Becky Lockwood

"I was amazed by how many people showed up and I would love to go to the next inauguration."

Jacky Wingfield

"It made me feel proud of Mrs. Allen-LaFleur. This is like a once-in-a-lifetime chance, so I'm really proud of her."

Logan DeHamer

"I thought it was cool because of all the different people from all of the different countries."

Rosio Aguiar

"I think it was fantastic."

Ryan Spengler

"Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Jordyn Gonzales

"I think it's pretty and beautiful and cool."

Justin Ward

"I thought that everybody was happy and joyful the day of the inauguration."

Zachary Potts

"This slideshow made me feel good about our country."

Hannah Flick

"I thought it was so awesome and it was cool because I know other people who wanted to go but couldn't, and now they can experience it."

Zoe Dunn

"I think that Ms. Allen-LaFleur was very lucky to go to the inauguration, and see the presidents."

Nicholas Johnson

"When I was watching, I felt good and sad for people."

Sara Kosse

"When I was watching, I felt that a lot of people cared about our country and our president because they came from all over the country."

C.J. Knight

"I though it was cool because it showed people from all over the country and it reminded me about the country."

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