Gov. Hassan inauguration, Jan. 3, 2013
Gov. Maggie Hassan set a somber but optimistic tone in delivering her inaugural speech after she was sworn in as the state's 81st governor Thursday.
With her husband, Thomas Hassan, at her side and state Speaker of the House Terie Norelli applauding, Maggie Hassan waves to the gallery after her inauguration as governor of New Hampshire Thursday afternoon. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)