The Frazier family visits the Martin Luther King Memorial on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2013. From left: Semaja Frazier, 12 (in purple); Asia Wright, 16; Bryan Jackson, 12; McKinley Wright, 14; and matriarch Pamela Frazier.
Crowds fill the National Mall to watch the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Fraziers finally are able to get into the gate at this second checkpoint. | Maudlyne Ihejirika~Sun-Times
While waiting in one line, Asia Wright, 16 and her grandmother, Pamela Frazier see a Martin Luther King painting that the vendor is allowing photos with, for a price. They walk over and take the bait, while the others hold their place in line. | Maudlyne Ihejirika~Sun-Times
Pamela Frazier, right, in green coat, and her grandchildren, right to left next to Pamela, Asia Wright, 16, in red coat, Semaja Frazier, 12 in hooded ruff, McKinley Wright, 14, and Brian Jackson, 12, in front, wait for hours with thousands of others to get into the National Mall without tickets. | Maudelyne Ihejirika~Sun-Times