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Teens Leave for Inauguration

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PASCO, Wash--  Two Columbia Burbank teens are leaving for Washington D.C. to see president-elect Barack Obama take office this Tuesday.  The excitement has been building for weeks; the two couldn't sleep the eve of their flight.

But they're only teenagers; flying across the country alone is not something they're used to.

"It's gonna be weird being there without my parents, this is the furthest away I've ever been from them," says Kameron Guajardo, a junior at Columbia High School.

Eager and nervous, all wrapped together.  And of course you might be asking yourself, what do you pack for a presidential inauguration?

"Camera, cell phone, money," says Nicole Roberts, also a junior.

So while these two are ready for their trip east, they still can't wrap their heads around what they're about to witness.

"I don't think it's really clicked yet because I'm still kind've normal days and then I don't know!" says Roberts.  "It's going to be overwhelming.  It'll be awesome though."    

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