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Grant Park Photos from Election Night 2008

Grant Park on Election Night

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Chicago's Grant Park erupted into an exuberant celebration after learning Barack Obama won his bid for President of the United States.

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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