First Family: Day 1

By Leela de Kretser,  Newser User
Posted Jan 20, 2009 2:12 PM CST
President Obama is congratulated by his daughter Malia, right, as his wife, Michelle, and daughter Sasha, bottom right, look on after taking the oath of office.   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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(Newser) – Guess who beat out the world's media to snag the best vantage point to film today's historic inauguration? Malia Obama not only watched her father from a front-row seat, but also brought along her camera, reports Australia's News Network. The 10-year-old and her sister, Sasha, 7, lit up the stage in their J Crew coats. Click the image to view a slideshow of the first family.