In less than five hours Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States. Just slightly earlier Joe Biden will be sworn in as Vice President. The change we have all needed for a long time is finally here.

Barack Obama at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri on October 18, 2008. Photo by Blue Girl.

Obama on the “rope line” after his speech in Columbia, Missouri on October 30, 2008.

Joe Biden in Jefferson City, Missouri on October 9, 2008.

…Free at last. Free at last. Thank God Almighty, we are free at last…