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"It was either going to be John McCain, who is like my idol, or very historic with our first black president. Either way, it was going to mean a lot to me," said Roberts. "It's something that when I'm old I can say I was there."

While Fisher said she liked Obama's speech, there wasn't any particular part that struck a chord with her. However, Roberts said she was impressed with the Democrat's stance on the tough issues he has been presented with in his role as commander in chief.

"I like the part where he said we're not going to give in to terrorists, we're not going to let this depression weaken anything, and that we're going to come back bigger than we ever were," said Roberts. "I just hope he's going to keep his promise."

"I'm just still trying to sink in all that I saw," she added. "It feels weird not having President Bush up there making a fool of himself."

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