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all words (and some photos) by Dakota
to see Dakota’s election party photobooth outtakes… follow that link.
other (notable!) contributing photographers: Lexie Moreland, Francis Chung, Sam Goldstein

There are certain moments in our lives that will live on forever. Where were you when Barack Obama was elected (declared?) president of the United States? I was apparently behind the bar trying to take pictures and at the same time not to get sprayed by the champagne… ha.

BYT hosted probably our most epic (epochal?) parties to date at Bohemian Caverns on U St this past Tuesday night. What follows is an attempt by myself and others to capture the zeitgeist that ensued. The pandemonium that flooded the streets, it should be noted, was a joyful and celebratory mob, I have yet to hear any occurrances of vandalism or violence. It was absolutely awesome to be a part of this, and to be here, of all places, in Washington, DC.

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And now, some absolutely breathtaking shots from Lexie Moreland (proving once again, she is such a talent!):

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Francis Chung captured the magic on U St…

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And young Sam Goldstein put his best effort forward…

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Truly, a night to remember. In defense of Michelle Obama, on Tuesday night, I was proud to be an American for the first time in what felt like ages. Really, really proud.

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