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Written by: Dominic Fracassa
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Thousands of people showed up at Civic Center Plaza on Wednesday morning for the inauguration of London Breed as San Francisco’s 45th mayor. They came to witness the ascension of the first African American woman elected to lead the city.
“London Breed means so much to the black community. We had to be here,” said Renita Mason, who arrived hours early to get a seat alongside her sister, Paula.
“This is like history for us,” Paula Mason said.