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Grant Park Photos from Election Night 2008

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A Mad Dash for the Best View after Grant Park Opens on Election Night
Grant Park Photos from Election Night 2008

Grant Park on Election Night

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Ticket holders for Obama's Election Night rally at Grant Park race to the front of the stage to get the best view for history in the making.

On November 4, 2008, Chicago's Grant Park became the center of the world's focus and hope for one glorious night as Barack Obama clinched his bid to become President of the United States. He gave his victory speech in Grant Park to a hometown crowd of thousands and millions more around the world.

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