Children celebrate the inauguration
Wed Jan 21 2009
Photo: Michael Appleton for The New York TimesWhile millions of people gathered in Washington D.C. to watch Barack Obama be sworn in as our 44th president, kids around the country (and more importantly NYC) celebrated the event in style. Though some parents kept their kids home to watch the historic event, those that did make it to class took part by attending rallies, screenings and yes, even inaugural balls (we're jealous, too). Wanna know what other Gotham tykes were up to today? Get the scoop here .