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Laid-off worker still confident in President, heads to inauguration

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The trip has been months in the making, but 56 Toledoans set out for Washington D.C. on Sunday night.

They met up in the Home Depot Parking Lot on Secor around 9 p.m. 

Toledoan Michael Huggins booked four charter buses and filled every single one of them.  Huggins, a laid-off North Toledo steel worker, is no stranger to organizing bus trips to the nation's capitol.

He organized a trip to see the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Monument in 2011 and also to President Obama's first inauguration. He was also laid off at that time, but that doesn't shake his confidence in the President.

"I'm real optimistic in following my Commander in Chief and putting our best foot forward, my best foot forward and I think the economy is turning. I think the jobs are going to be returning into 2013." Huggins said.

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