Rachel Becker, a 2006 Bemidji State University graduate who is originally from Park Rapids, sits at one of the ticketed viewing stands along the inaugural parade route Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Behind Becker is the U.S. Treasury Building. Submitted Photo
Obama inauguration: Area residents share experiences
One block away from the U.S. Capitol, Rachel Becker watched President Barack Obama's inauguration on a large TV screen inside the Rayburn House Office Building.
Becker, a 2006 Bemidji State University graduate who is originally from Park Rapids, was attending a reception there hosted by the Minnesota State Society of Washington, D.C.
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