Brownsburg students head to DC for inauguration

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Brownsburg High School history buffs will get to see history in the making next week.

Fifty students who are members of the history club will go to Washington, D.C. for President Obama's second inauguration. They will also visit other sites such as Ford's Theater, the National Archives and Arlington National Cemetery.

They've been planning the trip since last summer.

"Before the presidential race even started, we were talking about it. And people brought up the question, 'What happens if the person we want doesn't make it?' People were for both sides and we just said, 'That's not the point.' We want to go to the inauguration to see the exchange of power that makes our country so special," said Ben Fouch, Brownsburg High School student.

The students will also have the honor of placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington on Sunday.