Nigel Stewart, 8, slipped out the door of Shiloh Baptist Church Sunday afternoon with candy and his suit coat sleeve ends in his hands.
Beneath the coat: a shirt lettered and glittering with “OBAMA” and the president-elect’s likeness in sequins.
His shirt matched that worn by his 6-year-old brother and 67-year-old grandfather.
“For me, and for most black people, this was a thing not very likely to happen in our time,” grandfather Robert Stewart said of the election of Barack Obama. “We’re living in a changing world. ... The tone is set, not just for the United States, but for the world.”
In Augusta County there was rejoicing ...
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