The Washington Post
"Pride of the Fatherland"
Thousands of miles from Washington, DC, Kenyans celebrate the incoming U.S. presidency of Barack Obama. Kenyans, particularly from this village where the president's father was born, symbolically claim the new US president as their own president.
A scene shot through one of the shawls that were on sale on the grounds of the Senator Barack Obama Secondary School in Kogelo, Kenya, where the incoming US president has roots.