October 28, 2008

Callie Shell has taken beautiful photographs of Obama and his campaign for years.  I will freely admit that more than one of these made me cry:

These two boys waited as a long line of adults greeted Senator Obama before a rally on Martin Luther King Day in Columbia, S.C. They never took their eyes off of him. Their grandmother told me, “Our young men have waited a long time to have someone to look up to, to make them believe Dr. King’s words can be true for them.” Jan. 21, 2008.

This is Obama waiting to give a speech, listening as he is being introduced, preternaturally serene.

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