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    All Participants (Closed)
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Jan 20 2009: True Stories, Real People, One Day.

Get set to submit your piece of history at!  On January 20, 2009, the US will inaugurate Barack Obama as the forty-fourth President.  Millions will flock to DC, and countless more will mark this historic day in their hometowns.  This first published WEbook Community-Sourced History will feature 50-75 personal essays and stories about the inauguration. The anthology will chronicle real stories about the anticipation of, participation in, and reflections on this monumental American experience.

Thanks to everyone who shared their stories. This project is closed for submissions and the WEbook team is reading furiously. Stay tuned for updates.

Jan 20  2009: True Stories, Real People, One Day.

WEbook and its enormous community of writers are embarking on a project that no other publisher could accomplish.  WEbook “Community-Sourced Histories” will ask writers everywhere to pen a short essay (250-500 words) about their unique moment or perspective on a single, remarkable  day.  WEboo ... more »

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