2nd prize People in the News Stories by Charles Ommanney

2nd prize People in the News Stories
Photographer: Charles Ommanney, United Kingdom, Getty Images for Newsweek

Barack Obama pauses for a moment before walking out to the podium to be sworn in. Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, at the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on 20 January. He was the first African-American in the country’s history to hold the office.