President-Elect Barack Obama

Posted by Katherine | November 5, 2008 – 12:46 am

Immense crowds are cheering. These two photographs tell the smaller stories that put Obama on the podium tonight.

Phillyhappening saw these teenaged Muslim girls on a Philadelphia street last night. (Thanks, James Mills.)

Muslim girls in Philly
[phillyhappening / Flickr]

David Smyth in Denver recorded this boy at a local Obama rally last week. (Hat tip again to James Mills.)

Boy in Denver
[dgsmyth / Flickr]

One of the powerful things about this image: you can read it that Obama, at the boy’s feet, will be the foundation for his future.

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