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PHOTOS: ‘Excited,’ ‘Proud’ and ‘Optimistic’: Visitors to National Mall Share Their Feelings on Inauguration Day

News4 reporters asked people on the National Mall how they are feeling on Inauguration Day. These were their responses.

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Jenn Vasquez
40-year-old Aura Ararat from New York City.
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Lexie Schapitl
Rick and Beth Wertz of Satellite Beach, Florida say they are "stoked."
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Lexie Schapitl
Sherry and Dave Rose of Paris, Texas say they're honored to be here.
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Lexie Schapitl
"This is the chance of a lifetime, this is history," said Anita Redd, 55.
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Megan Yoder
Allison Skinner of Clymer, New York said she has "hope and excitement for the future."
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Megan Yoder
Ridge DeVanna of Laurens, South Carolina said he feels "like an Adorable Deplorable."
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Megan Yoder
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Megan Yoder
Colin John of Columbia, South Carolina feels "optimistic" on Inauguration Day.
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Megan Yoder
Casey Janis of Pinckney, Michigan said he feels faith and hope for the future.
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Megan Yoder
Winston Moyers of Pennsylvania feels "relieved" on Inauguration Day.
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Megan Yoder
Mary Ann Lamkin of Pinckney, Michigan said she feels pride in the U.S. again.
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Megan Yoder
Mercedes, originally from Guatemala City, said she is excited to support Trump today.
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Megan Yoder
Tamar Allison of Springfield, Illinois.
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Jenn Vasquez
5-year-old Ivana from New York said she feels "great."
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Jenn Vasquez
Roberto and Ruth Roldan from York, South Carolina attend their first inauguration. "This is our first time attending an inauguration and it's a big deal," said 61-year-old Ruth Roldan.
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Megan Yoder
Leanne Houston and Terry Caulder of Chapin, South Carolina share their thoughts on Inauguration Day.
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