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Newly re-elected Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, center, embraces his wife First Lady Diane Patrick, right, seconds after being administered the oath of office by Mass. Senate President Therese Murray, left, in the House Chamber at the Statehouse, in Boston, Jan. 6. Patrick took the oath of office with his hand placed on the Mendi Bible, held by Diane Patrick, which was presented to John Quincy Adams by the African captives he helped free in the Amistad 1841 Supreme Court case.