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82. These capured the moment exactly- like watching history be made all over again. No need for words.
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  -PHOTOS Oh what a night............ (Very, very, very pic heavy!) Jackeens_for_Obama  Nov-23-08 05:58 PM   #0 
  - I think I have something in my eye...  PeaceNikki   Nov-23-08 06:01 PM   #1 
  - Tha would be hope...n/t  here_is_to_hope   Nov-23-08 06:01 PM   # 
  - The boyfriend and I got weepy when the President-elect brought his lovely family on stage.  terrya   Nov-23-08 06:06 PM   #6 
  - And the fact that you got to share it with someone you love makes it that much sweeter,  PeaceNikki   Nov-23-08 06:08 PM   # 
     - Sure does!  terrya   Nov-23-08 06:12 PM   #10 
     - I shared my first glass of champagne with my son who had turned 21 just weeks before  Sydnie   Nov-23-08 06:16 PM   #16 
        - Beautiful!  PeaceNikki   Nov-23-08 06:25 PM   #20 
        - Sydnie, that's the same reaction I had. Just a serenity and calmness that was sublime.  bertman   Nov-24-08 10:27 PM   #131 
  - Me too,  Spiffarino   Nov-23-08 08:23 PM   #48 
  - I wonder if we will choke up forever when we see these pictures  margotb822   Nov-24-08 09:46 PM   #130 
  - Such an exciting night  mokawanis   Nov-23-08 06:01 PM   #2 
  - Thanks again for great pics!! I'm still giddy over this election! n/t  firedupdem   Nov-23-08 06:02 PM   #3 
  - Bookmarking this.  tekisui   Nov-23-08 06:02 PM   #4 
  - I just have this shit-eating grin that won't stop.  calimary   Nov-23-08 09:17 PM   #61 
  - Wonderful pics.Thanks posting.K & R!  Hope And Change   Nov-23-08 06:03 PM   #5 
  - I'll have more to say about this OP a month or two from now ...  NanceGreggs   Nov-23-08 06:06 PM   #7 
  - Me too  oldtime dfl_er   Nov-23-08 07:16 PM   #41 
  - Amazing photos!  CaliforniaPeggy   Nov-23-08 06:07 PM   #8 
  - These photos give me chills...  phusion   Nov-23-08 06:08 PM   #9 
  - wow, I have tears in my eyes!  tigereye   Nov-23-08 06:13 PM   #11 
  - Thanks, and here's video I took of that night:  Starbucks Anarchist   Nov-23-08 06:13 PM   #12 
  - That video gave me goosebumps, thank you! n/t  Jackeens_for_Obama   Nov-23-08 06:36 PM   #30 
  - Thanx Jack. You made me cry. Again. k&r nt  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Nov-23-08 06:14 PM   #13 
  - Thanks for the great pics.  JimWis   Nov-23-08 06:14 PM   #14 
  - Wow! Just wow! Very powerful, moving pics. Thanks. K/R.  Window   Nov-23-08 06:15 PM   #15 
  - I wish I could rec this more than once.  MPK   Nov-23-08 06:18 PM   #17 
  - I am supposed to be moved by this global spectacle?  FrenchieCat   Nov-23-08 06:20 PM   #18 
  - Those pics are so powerful..they have  zidzi   Nov-23-08 06:21 PM   #19 
  - Oh, my. It gets no better! nt  babylonsister   Nov-23-08 06:25 PM   #21 
  - Callin' out around the world, Are you ready for a brand new beat?  annabanana   Nov-23-08 06:26 PM   #22 
  - Yes we are! Well, in Ireland anyway!  Jackeens_for_Obama   Nov-23-08 06:33 PM   #27 
     - Did you fly into Chicago for election night??  BrklynLiberal   Nov-23-08 10:02 PM   #65 
  - Favorites include the We Have Overcome and Jessie crying. But  jwirr   Nov-23-08 06:27 PM   #23 
  - The caption on that photo -  Jackeens_for_Obama   Nov-23-08 06:32 PM   #26 
     - Thank you.  jwirr   Nov-23-08 06:51 PM   #34 
  - The GF and I were crying out in shear, utter joy ar 10PM central time that night.  Odin2005   Nov-23-08 06:27 PM   #24 
  - This picture tells me more that all the pictures combined...  RC   Nov-23-08 06:29 PM   #25 
  - He loves her. I know we're going through a horribly tough time, but this is a good time.  Sarah Ibarruri   Nov-23-08 08:14 PM   #46 
  - Steve Colbert theorized that Jackson's tears were caused  rocknation   Nov-23-08 06:33 PM   #28 
  - oh goodness I'm weepy all over again  C_U_L8R   Nov-23-08 06:35 PM   #29 
  - Still smiling, still crying, still walking on air  madamesilverspurs   Nov-23-08 06:40 PM   #31 
  - The really important question is.....  mamalone   Nov-23-08 06:44 PM   #32 
  - Here ya go!  Jackeens_for_Obama   Nov-23-08 06:55 PM   #36 
     - OH MAN!!  mamalone   Nov-24-08 08:29 AM   #97 
  - Three weeks later, the feeling still hasn't worn off. It's less intense, but it'll never go away.  Bucky   Nov-23-08 06:44 PM   #33 
  - I love the one with the tv in the backyard! Priceless.  genevat   Nov-23-08 06:55 PM   #35 
  - My God!  graywarrior   Nov-23-08 06:57 PM   #37 
  - Beautiful pictures from a beautiful night! And more tears in my eyes! Thank you for posting.  lolamio   Nov-23-08 06:58 PM   #38 
  - thanks..unlike any other night ..ever...we experienced worldwide joy..still amazes me...once in a  xiamiam   Nov-23-08 07:07 PM   #39 
  - I'm in absolute agreement. If someone ever asks me to name a day of perfect joy... that was it! nt  quiet.american   Nov-23-08 08:06 PM   #44 
  - Geeyawd! I can't stop looking at these with tears welling up in my eyes! All the happiness and joy!  Indiana_Dem   Nov-23-08 07:14 PM   #40 
  - Power to the People!!!  patrice   Nov-23-08 07:31 PM   #42 
  - Oh What a night.....  MadMaddie   Nov-23-08 08:05 PM   #43 
  - Thanks so much again, Jackeens! YOU ROCK!  Marthanna   Nov-23-08 08:10 PM   #45 
  - That seems like a long time ago already, and I can't get happy seeing those pics anymore  rockymountaindem   Nov-23-08 08:16 PM   #47 
  - it's not easy to hope...  stillcool47   Nov-23-08 08:24 PM   #49 
  - It, of course, depends on the individual-hope is a staple in my everyday  jhrobbins   Nov-23-08 11:51 PM   #75 
     - i'm with you  barbtries   Nov-24-08 06:40 AM   #89 
        - Hi. Been reading back through all the posts here...  Chorophyll   Nov-24-08 03:28 PM   #118 
           - thank you  barbtries   Nov-24-08 05:43 PM   #120 
  - well you could have got John McCain and a ultra conservative supreme court  democracy1st   Nov-23-08 08:26 PM   #50 
     - That's not my point at all n/t  rockymountaindem   Nov-23-08 08:33 PM   #51 
  - Excellent!! Thanks for posting this!!! nt  ksimons   Nov-23-08 08:33 PM   #52 
  - Great. That totally fucked up my mascara. k/r n/t  LaStrega   Nov-23-08 08:40 PM   #53 
  - Sometimes things do go right  wellstone dem   Nov-23-08 08:40 PM   #54 
  - Thank you for sharing. n/t  brer cat   Nov-23-08 11:40 PM   #74 
  - OMG, I am crying again  mecherosegarden   Nov-23-08 08:50 PM   #55 
  - All wonderful, jackeens, But, the Kenyans by the TV  Condem   Nov-23-08 08:59 PM   #56 
  - I don't think I have seen an election so celebrated  liberal N proud   Nov-23-08 08:59 PM   #57 
  - K&R. The whole world was waiting to exhale. And finally did. n/t  Tatiana   Nov-23-08 09:04 PM   #58 
  - Thank you a million times over!  JNelson6563   Nov-23-08 09:11 PM   #59 
  - I'm still feeling it.......kinda of like being liberated from terror!  FrenchieCat   Nov-23-08 09:13 PM   #60 
  - *sniff* Those darned onions again!  gauguin57   Nov-23-08 09:18 PM   #62 
  - What a great thread.  pirhana   Nov-23-08 09:19 PM   #63 
  - Thanks Jackeens...all those pictures captured the feeling of that night perfectly.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-23-08 10:00 PM   #64 
  - Aw, ya done made me cry again!  SeattleGirl   Nov-23-08 10:23 PM   #66 
  - I don't get why people didn't like Michele's dress.. I thought it looked great.  glowing   Nov-23-08 10:44 PM   #67 
  - MM wonders if the RW celeberated like we did when Bush was elected?  MALEVOLENT MARINE   Nov-23-08 10:56 PM   #68 
  - That last picture  angee_is_mad   Nov-23-08 10:57 PM   #69 
  - I was on my knees, weeping with joy and relief...and I cried on and off  grannylib   Nov-23-08 11:02 PM   #70 
  - It was like  shellgame26   Nov-23-08 11:11 PM   #71 
  - I will never, EVER get tired of reliving that incredible moment.  Dangerously Amused   Nov-23-08 11:16 PM   #72 
  - Thank you for sharing.  Seldona   Nov-23-08 11:30 PM   #73 
  - What a night, indeed.  Oregonian   Nov-24-08 12:14 AM   #76 
  - My God, I'm tearing up again. Favorite pics:  AllyCat   Nov-24-08 12:29 AM   #77 
  - I can't picture 10% of that emtion coming from the other side if McCain had won.  BobTheSubgenius   Nov-24-08 01:43 AM   #78 
  - OK. DU needs a tissue box. A BIG tissue box.  Dem2theMax   Nov-24-08 02:01 AM   #79 
  - Thank you so very much. I posted a link in the Photography Forum  ConsAreLiars   Nov-24-08 02:10 AM   #80 
  - More Please!  wiley   Nov-24-08 03:01 AM   #81 
  - These capured the moment exactly- like watching history be made all over again. No need for words.  OMomma   Nov-24-08 03:16 AM   #82 
  - Oh what a night indeed.  AtomicKitten   Nov-24-08 03:24 AM   #83 
  - There go the waterworks again.  alphafemale   Nov-24-08 05:27 AM   #84 
  - The sight of Rev Jesse Jackson weeping was so moving to me. What a long journey he's had to this day  Hekate   Nov-24-08 05:33 AM   #85 
  - :)))))) The vote heard 'round the world...  BlooInBloo   Nov-24-08 05:44 AM   #86 
  - Don't think I'll EVER get tired of looking at those pics - thx!  66 dmhlt   Nov-24-08 05:44 AM   #87 
  - still makes me  barbtries   Nov-24-08 06:14 AM   #88 
  - I would have given my right arm to be in Chicago that night!!  Tesla   Nov-24-08 07:35 AM   #90 
  - We would of cried if McCain had won. What's the big deal?  sellitman   Nov-24-08 07:37 AM   #91 
  - I want to hug Joe Lieberman's mom!  paparush   Nov-24-08 07:43 AM   #92 
  - Wow!  Mhegwood3   Nov-24-08 07:47 AM   #93 
  - Awesome! Great post.  SIMPLYB1980   Nov-24-08 07:55 AM   #94 
  - Well, out comes the Visine...  zanne   Nov-24-08 08:08 AM   #95 
  - aw the last one  stuntcat   Nov-24-08 08:23 AM   #96 
  - I think as long as I live this moment will always bring tears of joy. It is a good thing for sure!  1776Forever   Nov-24-08 09:53 AM   #98 
  - Great pics. nt  Smuckies   Nov-24-08 09:57 AM   #99 
  - In all my life, I have never seen such an outpouring of pure joy from  ailsagirl   Nov-24-08 10:20 AM   #100 
  - bookmarked  grantcart   Nov-24-08 10:26 AM   #101 
  - Packed with emotion and joy.  David Zephyr   Nov-24-08 10:44 AM   #102 
  - The king is dead!  xxqqqzme   Nov-24-08 10:45 AM   #103 
  - I thought that New Year's Eve of 1999 would be the greatest celebration of our time  IDemo   Nov-24-08 10:53 AM   #104 
  - THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU FOR THIS POST  TAGGLINES   Nov-24-08 11:12 AM   #105 
  - I never tire seeing these!  danagsk8   Nov-24-08 11:27 AM   #106 
  - Thanks for posting those!! I was dead to the world with exhaustion after the election,  SaveAmerica   Nov-24-08 11:39 AM   #107 
  - We have overcome...  dubeskin   Nov-24-08 12:15 PM   #108 
  - If those pics don't bring tears to your eyes nothing will  mtnsnake   Nov-24-08 12:18 PM   #109 
  - you had me at the 1st pic.  CitizenLeft   Nov-24-08 12:41 PM   #110 
  - The @Lasts depart for foreign shores sometime in the next few months to stay (Bonn or Prague)  blondeatlast   Nov-24-08 12:51 PM   #111 
  - Wow, thanks so much for compiling these  democrattotheend   Nov-24-08 12:56 PM   #112 
  - Great pictures , made me cry  proud patriot   Nov-24-08 01:10 PM   #113 
  - Tearing up here  lenegal   Nov-24-08 01:12 PM   #114 
  - I thought I was finished with all of my tears over this election.  Happyhippychick   Nov-24-08 02:04 PM   #115 
  - What's with all those American flags waving? Are Obama supporters actually pro-America?  robertpaulsen   Nov-24-08 02:27 PM   #116 
  - Thanks, Jackeens, for helping me spend the entire month of November  Chorophyll   Nov-24-08 02:38 PM   #117 
  - The last picture is my favorite. ...Thank you.  Kip Humphrey   Nov-24-08 05:34 PM   #119 
  - Thought I was over that emotional wave  Capn Sunshine   Nov-24-08 06:03 PM   #121 
  - And so now it is MY turn to thank YOU!  JNelson6563   Nov-24-08 06:11 PM   #122 
     - AWESOME Job, Jules!  Capn Sunshine   Nov-24-08 07:17 PM   #125 
  - That last pic.  SalmonChantedEvening   Nov-24-08 07:15 PM   #123 
  - Thank you everyone for the thanks! Thrilled you liked the photos - luv ya!! n/t  Jackeens_for_Obama   Nov-24-08 07:15 PM   #124 
  - Election Night Pictures!  nahant   Nov-24-08 07:21 PM   #126 
  - Oh thank you!  Utopian Leftist   Nov-24-08 07:36 PM   #127 
  - Looking at these made me realize something...  Erin Elizabeth   Nov-24-08 08:36 PM   #128 
  - Kick !!!  WillyT   Nov-24-08 09:45 PM   #129 
  - That is way too much happy!  Chulanowa   Nov-24-08 11:38 PM   #132 
  - I cried for 2 hours that night, and those pictures make me tear up again  WillYourVoteBCounted   Nov-24-08 11:45 PM   #133 
  - Here's a video I did of that night  George Oilwellian   Nov-25-08 12:11 AM   #134 
  - bookmarked and heartily appreciated  concerned canadian   Nov-25-08 01:04 AM   #135 
  - Thanks for those great pictures!!!!  KalicoKitty   Nov-25-08 06:42 AM   #136 
  - This picture = the moment Barack pauses to accept that he has done it...  NYC_SKP   Dec-02-08 08:03 PM   #137 
  - oh, my  gristy   Dec-02-08 08:22 PM   #138 
 

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