New Liberian President Sworn In

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Sirleaf appears at an event Sunday.

Sirleaf appears at an event Sunday.

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Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was sworn in as Liberia's first elected female president Monday. The 67-year-old Harvard-trained economist beat soccer star George Weah in November's run-off election. Laura Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice attended the inauguration in Monrovia.

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