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The People's Inauguration

Updated: Feb 22, 2021

We each have been invited to affirm an oath, modeled on the Presidential oath of office heard yesterday as it is every four years, to take our place in - and acknowledge our responsibility for - our nation's ongoing experiment in democracy and pursuit of a more perfect union.


I, Jay Kaufman, do solemnly vow that I will faithfully execute my role in healing, reimagining, nurturing and building my community, our country, our community of countries and peoples, and our planet, and that I will, to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend dignity, justice, opportunity, and joy for myself and for all, and that I will do so with love.


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