President Obama is a source of inspiration for both individuals and the country as a whole, Oprah says. "I personally feel he makes me want to be a better person. I feel that I am a better person and that this country is going to be a better country because of him."
It's important to remember that the quest to be better shouldn't stop with the inauguration, Jon says. "We have to fulfill now our end of the bargain. [President Obama] has asked us to have hope and asked us to have the promise. We have to fulfill starting today. ... It doesn't have to be grand."
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